Local breastfeeding support group celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

La Leche League Greenwich/Stamford hosts Live, Love, Latch! and The Big Latch On Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10-noon, at 89 Sherwood Place, Greenwich.

Live, Love, Latch! is a National Breastfeeding Month celebration presented by La Leche League USA (LLL) and hosted by LLL Groups throughout the country. The LLL Greenwich/Stamford group’s local event is designed not only to celebrate breastfeeding, but to also highlight community support. All in attendance at a Live, Love, Latch! event will be counted as participants, who declare their support of breastfeeding in their local community and beyond.

At the same time and location, LLL Greenwich/Stamford volunteers will host a Global Big Latch On event. The Global Big Latch On takes place at a registered locations around the world, where women gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Their friends, family and community join this celebration to promote and support breastfeeding.

About La Leche League Greenwich/Stamford

La Leche League’s mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization.

La Leche League Greenwich/Stamford is a local chapter with six active leaders who facilitate meetings and events. Volunteers are also available by phone and email for breastfeeding support outside of meetings and free of charge. The Greenwich/Stamford group has been serving the community since 1975, providing support to hundreds of local breastfeeding mothers each year.

For regular meeting dates and locations, visit lllct.org/#!greenwichstamford/fmhv1.

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