Thursday, 19 June 2008

Next series meeting

Our next series meeting will be on Tuesday, 1st July at 10:30ish.
The topic is 'The Advantages of Breastfeeding'.
It will be at Geraldine's house in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
For more details and directions, call Geraldine on 01782 628200.

A new committee and regular coffee mornings

After our last series meeting, we developed a committee; so we now have 5 women involved in running the group.

Geraldine: LLL Leader

Jane: Treasurer

Claire: Membership Secretary & Webmaster

Jacqui: Librarian

Helen: Group Historian

We also decided to start meeting for informal coffee mornings on the third Tuesday of the month, in addition to our series meetings on the first Tuesday. These coffee mornings will move from place to place in each others homes. For more information look back here soon!

Wednesday, 11 June 2008

Support and information about breastfeeding.

Welcome to our blog!
Mother-to-mother support for breastfeeding.

We are La Leche (pronounced lay-chay) League Staffordshire, part of La Leche League Great Britain and meet on the first Tuesday of the month around 10:30am. Pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and their children are welcome, as LLL meetings are open to all women interested in breastfeeding.

As a new group we value your support.

2008 Programme

March 4th; April 1st; May 6th; June 3rd; July 1st; August 5th; September 2nd; October 7th; November 4th; December 2nd.

Meetings are currently (March 2008) at : Newcastle-under-Lyme. If you miss a few months, it's worth phoning to check we haven't changed location. You can contact us via : or phone ~ Staffordshire LLL Leader: 01782 628200

Meetings run through a series of 4 general topics and are similar throughout the world. After the meeting we usually have some lunch; if you can bring something along to share all the better!

Library: We have a librarian who can guide you to one of our many books we have on breastfeeding, childbirth, mothering and related topics. Any donations of books from the LLL bibliography would be greatfully received.

Membership: LLL meetings and breastfeeding support are always free. If you would like to support LLL you can become a member of LLL Staffordshire, and you will receive 6 copies of LLLGB's magazine 'Breastfeeding Matters' every year.

La Leche League Great Britain which is affiliated to La Leche League International is a non-profit, non-sectarian organisation. It is entirely supported by donations, membership and sales of materials. LLL Leaders (breastfeeding counsellors) provide 24-hour telephone help. LLL meetings are in sets of 4 and are similar all over the world.

To find out more about LLL: Have a look at the websites and

National Helpline number 0845 120 2918 (24 hrs)

La Leche League Great Britain is a company limited by guarantee registered in England. Registered Office: 129a Middleton Boulevard, Wollaton Park, Nottingham NG8 1FW. Company Number 01566925, Registered Charity Number 283771.