La Leche League (pronounced La Lay-chay League) North Devon offer mother-to-mother support and information for breastfeeding in and around the North Devon area. We hold regular meet ups and offer group and 1:1 support for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, we also welcome others who are interested in learning about breastfeeding or are supporting a breastfeeding mother.
La Leche League was founded by seven mothers in 1956 with a mission to offer support, information and encouragement to breastfeeding mothers and their babies. They summarised their philosophy with the following ten concepts:
Our mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Click HERE to find out more about our meetings, HERE to find out more about LLL North Devon and HERE to see what’s on locally.