Help us support more breastfeeding families across Great Britain and become an LLLGB Champion So far our supporters have travelled 65 miles and raised £1,753.50 LLLGB Champions across the country will be raising much needed funds for LLLGB this year. To join you need to register … [Read more...] about Raise money, get rewards, and become an LLLGB champion!
“I just don't know what to say to my friends. They can see me struggling with breastfeeding, and they can't understand why I don't just formula feed like they are. They're all going to the cinema next week without their babies, and there's no way I can go with them because I can't be away from my … [Read more...] about What do you say when people ask why you breastfeed?
Dear Jeremy Hunt, La Leche League Great Britain is writing to provide feedback on changes to the Global Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). We are an Affiliate of La Leche League International, … [Read more...] about LLLGB letter to Jeremy Hunt re BFHI changes
La Leche League Leaders are able to provide breastfeeding information and skilled support on the telephone. Please remember, if you think that your or your child's health are at immediate risk, please contact your health professional urgently or consider going to A&E. ________ Before calling … [Read more...] about Getting support by telephone
At the moment many women face difficult choices after they have had a baby. They may have agreed to return to work when their baby is six or nine months old, and while that can seem a long way off before the birth, LLLGB has found that many women feel it comes round all too quickly. While they are … [Read more...] about Accommodating breastfeeding on return to work
Sometimes breastfeeding doesn’t go as hoped for, or as expected. Some of those mothers, with a little support, guidance and practice, quickly move to a place of comfort and enjoyment and they don’t look back as they overcome challenges. But some don’t. Some of them need incredible determination to … [Read more...] about Five ways to help when breastfeeding doesn’t go as expected
The APPG on Infant Feeding Inequalities was formed in 2015 to raise awareness of infant feeding. It brings together MPs, Peers, external organisations, policy stakeholders and interested individuals, and gives them the opportunity to work together, discuss important issues related to infant feeding, … [Read more...] about All-Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities – notes from January 2018 meeting
“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?” * A new statement on infant … [Read more...] about Response to the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry’s statement on Infant Feeding