La Leche League International Holds Free 24-Hour Online Meeting to Help Mothers in Need

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MORRISVILLE, N.C. - Sept. 7, 2016 - PRLog -- La Leche League International (LLLI) will hold the first ever 24-hour online breastfeeding support meeting on 1 October, 2016. This free digital meeting will bring together mothers from around the world and provide them with information, expertise and comradery.

The meeting, which will run for 24 consecutive hours beginning at 5:00 am GMT on 1 October, will be held in more than 15 languages by accredited La Leche League Leaders from around the globe. The complete schedule, including details on which languages will be represented each hour, can be found at Leaders of the meeting include representatives from LLLI's first-ever Korean group, a team of Leaders offering an hour in Czech, Slovak, Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian languages and a mother and daughter team who will be leading an hour in Spanish. Participants simply log on to the day of the event and join the conversation by contributing their questions, sharing their experiences or providing encouragement to other mothers.

LLLI is the largest and oldest organization dedicated to providing breastfeeding education and promoting a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. This year, LLLI celebrates its 60th anniversary and proves that grassroots, mother-to-mother support happens not just at in-person meetings but online too. Both new and experienced mothers often have doubts and concerns when it comes to breastfeeding, and online meetings are a convenient way for mothers to share experiences, challenges and get answers right from home.

This special virtual meeting is just one of the many events and activities taking place during LLLI's 60th anniversary year. For more information, please visit

About La Leche League International (LLLI)

La Leche League began as a small support group near Chicago in 1956. Today the world's leading mother-to-mother breastfeeding advocacy organization has a presence in over 70 countries with nearly 7,000 accredited volunteer counselors worldwide. La Leche League International's 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.

Linda Owens, CAE, Managing Director
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