Mission: 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 the mother.
LLLI has trained more than 3,000 LLLI Peer Counselors and over 387 Counselor Program administrators
THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING, now in its sixth revised edition, has been published in eight languages and in Braille, and has sold over two million copies since the first edition was published in 1958. The most recently revised edition was in Spanish. LLLI offers information in 32 languages.
Currently, approximately 7,100 accredited Leaders facilitate more than 3,000 monthly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support group meetings around the world LLLI publishes two bimonthly periodicals: NEW BEGINNINGS which is sent to dues-paying members around the world, and LEAVEN which is sent to Leaders. On a quarterly basis LLLI also publishes BREASTFEEDING ABSTRACTS for health professionals and Leaders as well as CONTINUUM, a publication for members of the Alumnae Association.