World Health Day: April 7, 2017
Read the joint LLLI and WABA statement concerning this year's World Health Day theme, depression. Depression is a common mental disorder that affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. Learn more about how depression can affect breastfeeding and resources to help treat it.
Our 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.
Join us as we celebrate 60 years!
LLLI is celebrating 60 years of progress with a full year of festivities! Upcoming events are highlighted below. For more information about all of the wonderful activities and programs taking place around the world in celebration of our 60th anniversary, please visit our Celebrate 60 webpage by clicking here.
LLLI Photo Contest “ Focus on Breastfeeding”
The LLLI "Focus on Breastfeeding" contest has come to a close. Thank you to all who have participated in this competition - photos were submitted from 12 different countries!
The international panel of judges have reviewed all submissions and winners will be announced very soon.
Souvenir Necklace and Pin
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of LLLI, Family Tree Glass has created this exclusive souvenir necklace! Each droplet pendant is individually hand crafted by a breastfeeding mother and glass artist, and is meant to symbolize Mother's Milk. Visit the Celebrate 60 page to order yours today.
Ayu the Traveling Doll
Coming to a country and city near you, it's Ayu, The Traveling Doll!