Meetings
  • Jersey City Mornings: See toddler/enrichment meetings on Calendar.
  • Hoboken: 10:00-11:30 am, 2nd Wednesday of each month. Call Lynn (201-795-4765) for  details. Location: 333 River Street, 2nd floor meeting room.
  • Jersey City Evenings: 7:00-8:30 pm, 3rd Tuesday of each month Call Lissa (201-433-5287) for details. Location: Jersey City Medical Center, meeting in conference room 8. Park on the street or in the lot,.
  • Toddler/Enrichment Meetings: see Calendar.

    Topics include: Advantages of Breastfeeding, What to do When the Baby Comes Home, The Art of Breastfeeding and Avoiding Difficulties, Nutrition and Weaning and Working & Nursing. Pregnant moms are encouraged to attend as well! We usually cover latch-on techniques at each meeting. We also hold toddler and enrichment meetings. Babies and toddlers are welcome at all of our meetings.

  • For more information about locations and topics, veiw our Calendar.
  • La Leche League of the Garden State Area Network Presents
         
         
     Annual Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference: Mother Nature's Finest
                April 11-13, 2014

               Crown Plaza Monroe
               390 Forsgate Drive
               Jamesburg, New Jersey 08831
               New Jersey Turnpike Exit 8A

           For information or to register:

              
http://www.lllgardenstate.org/


Find A Leader for Breastfeeding Support and Information

 Please note, emails are NOT checked daily. For more immediate help, call any of the leaders below. 

Events

Second Annual World Walk for Breastfeeding Event - Breastfeeding Making Families Stronger

was a huge success! Over 500 people came out to celebrate and we raised over $10,500 for more information click here. Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate, and or helped out behind the scenes. This was a community success!

Our 2005 and 2006 World Walk for Breastfeeding was a huge success...see our photos below.

photo by Jim Legge 2006                                          Photos by Gabby Malmad  2005                                                              

Other Information About Our Group
We sell slings, books and breastfeeding aids. Call or email us for more info.
Membership

Mothers are always welcome to attend our meetings whether or not they choose to become members. If you would like to become a member of La Leche League, please send your tax deductible check for $40, payable to "LLL of Jersey City" to 21 Emory St., Jersey City, NJ 07304.

Benefits of membership include discounted purchases at our local meetings, a one year subscription to the online LLLI magazine "Breastfeeding Today", and the freedom to check out one book per month from our local LLL library of parenting and breastfeeding books. Half of the membership fee stays in our local group and is put toward outreach efforts and some is sent on to La Leche League International.

None of the membership fee goes toward salaries as we are an organization of volunteers.

General Contact Information
For more information, email us: lllofjc@gmail.com
Please note this email is not checked frequently. For time sensitive matters, please call one of the Leaders directly.

 


About La Leche League International
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Each of our Groups meets monthly. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our free meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help.

La Leche League offers support and information through:

  • Mother-to-Mother support
  • Monthly meetings
  • Telephone help from accredited Leaders
  • Lending library with books on childbirth, breastfeeding and related subjects
  • Sales of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, or other items
Helpful Links
LLL of The Garden State
LLL of New Jersey Page on the LLLI website
La Leche League International Home Page
Great article with latch on tips
Great video with Hand Expression techniques