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Welcome to La Leche League

of Madison Area Chapter

Read below for our mission statement and group information.  If you need more immediate help, call (608) 827-5530 or email: lllmadisonchapter AT gmail DOT com or call a Leader, phone numbers listed below.

La Leche League provides information and support to women interested in breastfeeding. A recent New Beginnings article by Kaye Lowman describes why our discussion groups can be so rewarding.

For all that has changed in the last 50 years, one thing has remained constant: the need for mother-to-mother support is, as it always has been, the bedrock upon which a happy, confident nursing experience is built. Books are helpful, the Internet is accessible, research is conclusive, pamphlets and flyers and public service announcements help get the word out. But what enables a woman to joyfully provide her baby with the perfect nourishment from her own body is having another woman who has had the same experience travel along the path with her.

All women, especially those pregnant or nursing, are invited to join other mothers in our discussions. Babies are always welcome! Bring your questions and concerns about breastfeeding. An excellent lending library is available with books on childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition.

Please call a Leader the night before to verify time, location, and for directions.  See our printable calendar here.

East AM group @ 10:00 am, every 2nd Wednesday
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4011 Major Avenue (2 blocks east of Monona Dr, (off Lake Edge Blvd. – enter from rear parking lot)

Katy 224-1214   Laurel 226-0856

July 9, August 13, September 10

East PM group @ 6:30 pm, every 3rd Monday

Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street  (closed the 3rd week of August)

Laurel 226-0856 Meghan 492-7895  Tonya 628-4340

July 21
August 18 (For August Only – meet at Happy Bambino, 4116 Monona Dr. – 6-7:30pm)
September 15

West AM group, 10:00 am, every 3rd Tuesday
Sequoya Branch of Madison Public Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.

Jessie 204-9841   Tonya 628-4340

July 15, August 19, September 16

West PM group, 6:30 pm, every 4th Tuesday  

St. Dunstan’s Parish Center (at end of parking lot), 6205 University Ave.
Madison Vineyard Church building

Maura 285-5199,  Miranda 298-7381

July 22, August 26, September 23

Verona group, 5:30 pm, every 2nd Thursday
Verona Public Library
500 Silent St. at the corner of Enterprise

Heather 845-1328   Johanna 556-0680

July 10, August 14, September 11

Multiples group, 1pm, every 2nd Thursday

For women pregnant with or mothers of multiples.

Happy Bambino 4116 Monona Drive (Lake Edge Shopping Center)

Anne 238-0864  Meghan 492-7895

July 10, August 14, September 11

 

updated 7/19/2014 LEF
 

 

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2 Responses to “Dates and locations”


  1. Do you need to be a member to come to a meeting? Can I come to see what it’s like before joining?

    1. laurdsed Says:

      La Leche League groups are always free for mothers to attend. If you feel you’ve been helped, membership is always appreciated. Hope you can attend a group soon!

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