Bluebell walks for La Leche League

Help support La Leche League while having fun!

Join LLLGB in fundraising this spring with a sponsored bluebell walk.
La Leche League groups across the country are holding sponsored walks in local beauty spots. Get in touch with your local leader and find out if a walk is happening near you. You can search for your local group here.

Alcohol and breastfeeding

Breastfeeding mothers often receive conflicting advice about whether alcohol consumption can have an effect on their baby, which can leave them feeling like they have more questions than answers. While women are often warned not to consume alcohol during pregnancy due to evidence that it could cause damage to an unborn

Breastfeeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds

A recent study has found that children who are breastfed are more likely to recover from stuttering and return to fluent speech. The study of 47 children who began stuttering at an early age found that those who were breastfed longer were more likely to recover. 

What the study looked at

World Health Day, April 7 2014: Breastfeeding and vector-borne diseases

La Leche League International (LLLI) and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) released a statement for World Health Day on the theme of “vector-borne diseases”.

Breastfeeding and Dental Health


•If breastmilk caused decay - evolution would have selected against it.

•It would be evolutionary suicide for breastmilk to cause decay.

An anthropologist’s view, quoted by the late Dr Brian Palmer DDS in Infant Dental Decay: is it related to breastfeeding? 


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