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La Leche League Waltham Forest

Next meetings


04.05.16   Coffee morning
18.05.16   Series 1: Breastfeeding and me?
01.06.16   Coffee morning
15.06.16   Series 2: Discovering your breastfeeding relationship
06.07.16   Coffee morning

20.07.16   Series 3: Meeting the challenges

03.08.16   Coffee morning

17.08.16   Series 4: The wonderful world of weaning 


From 10am to 12pm at Lloyd Park Children's Centre, Winns Ave entrance, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow E17 5JW.

Our friendly, supportive, mother-to-mother meetings are a safe space where you can dig through all those 'shoulds' and reconnect with your instincts, while picking up information and ideas to help you and your family. We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month and alternate two different styles of meeting: 

Coffee mornings are informal social get-togethers where you can meet other pregnant/breastfeeding women. There will be an LLL leader (breastfeeding counsellor) present. 

Series meetings (Series 1, Series 2, etc) are LLL leader-led and are structured around a topic for general discussion, although there is plenty of room in the conversation for any questions you'd like to bring
.
 

Please arrive by 10:00 for a 10:15 start, where possible. Meetings finish at 12:00.

You don't need to be an LLL member to attend these meetings. However, we're required to give the children’s centre a list of those attending, and you'll be asked to complete a registration form if it's your first visit to the centre. A voluntary £1 donation to LLL WF is also welcome.

La Leche League Waltham Forest

Other meetings

 
  • Thinking about LLL leadership?

Do you feel you'd like to give back some of the support you've received in mothering through breastfeeding? Becoming a Leader with La Leche League GB could be just what you're looking for. If you'd like to find out more please get in touch with your local contact Petra.
 
  • Toddler meetings

Toddlers are very welcome at meetings. LLL WF also used to run regular meetings specifically for those with older children. If you'd be interested in attending a toddler meeting, please get in touch.

Contacts


Local volunteer LLL leaders are usually available on the phone 8am – 10pm (other commitments allowing), offering support and information to breastfeeding mothers: Elizabeth 020 8527 6625; Saradadevii 020 8529 0053. 

You can also find help online, or via the national Helpline 0845 120 2918 (please avoid calling the Helpline late at night or early in the morning unless your problem is really urgent).

Please don't reply to this email as it's not active. You may use the local numbers above if you wish to speak to somebody from LLL Waltham Forest.

La Leche League is for you if…

  • you're expecting a baby and want to know more about breastfeeding
  • you're already breastfeeding and want help with particular challenges
  • you need information on starting solids and/or weaning
  • you want to meet other breastfeeding mums and share experiences
  • you're interested in reading more about breastfeeding, birth and parenting

Other news


If you're on Facebook, do 'Like' our Facebook page to get news and notices about meetings, etc, in your news feed.  There is also a Facebook page for LLLGB.

We'd love to welcome some new members to LLL Waltham Forest.  All members get the bimonthly members' magazine, Breastfeeding Matters, which is a fascinating read, full of breastfeeding news, inspiring personal stories, and much more. You can join online here.  It's £30/yr waged, or £18 unwaged.
 

Support local families

Breastfeeding Matters magazine

You don't need to be a La Leche League member to come to our meetings. However, by joining us you can help your local group to:
  • run supportive meetings
  • train new leaders/counsellors
  • offer phone support from local mothers
  • offer home visits to those in need
The membership fee also enables LLLGB to:
LLLWF and LLLGB also benefit from the expertise of the worldwide LLL organisation. Help keep LLL thriving, join today!
 

Musings on Mothering

Breastfeeding Matters magazine

Searching for that perfect present? Gift a copy of 'Musings on Mothering' – an inspiring book celebrating women and normalising breastfeeding – and help raise funds for LLL GB. '…an amazing bookSaffia Farr, editor of Juno. 'Top of my wish list for a new baby gift' Green Mums Blog.
 
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