Childbirth / Breastfeeding
International. 3500 groups. Founded 1956. Support and education for breastfeeding mothers. Group discussions, personal help, classes and conferences. Publishes literature on breastfeeding and parenting. Bi-monthly newsletter, quarterly abstracts and phone support network. Assistance with starting new groups.
La Leche League International
957 N. Plum Grove Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4079
Voice: 1-800-525-3243 (day) or 847-519-7730
International. Founded 1960. Dedicated to promoting normal, natural, healthy and fulfilling childbearing, breastfeeding and early parenting experiences through education, advocacy and reform. Newsletter and publications.
2025 M St, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3309
Voice: 1-800-368-4404 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm EST)
National. 30 sites. Founded 1975. Support, local discussion groups, activities regarding parenting, pregnancy, childbirth and work/life issues. Plus webinars and parenting blog on website. National and some local newsletters, conference and advocacy. Has up-to-date information on contacting local Mothers' Center programs, starting a center and how employers in NY/NJ/CT can offer a program for working parents.
National Association of Mothers' Centers
1740 Old Jericho Turnpike
Jericho, NY 11753
Voice: 1-877-939-6667 or 516-939-6667
Online. Organization dedicated to providing support, funding research, raising public awareness and education for those whose lives have been touched by preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders while pregnant. Forums.
National network. Founded 1991. Trained former high risk pregnancy moms provide support to current high risk patients and their families. Provides educational resources, advocacy and emotional support via phone and e-mail.
Sidelines National Support Network
P.O. Box 1808
Laguna Beach, CA 92652
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