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The LLLI External Relations and Advocacy Department
Helping to Establish a Proactive Global Presence for Breastfeeding around the World

The LLLI External Relations and Advocacy Department participates in many worthwhile activities around the world. Read about them here!

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World Breastfeeding Week 2009 - Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response

In conjunction with the Olympics next August, WBW 2008 calls for greater support for mothers in achieving the gold standard of infant feeding: breastfeeding exclusively for six months, and providing appropriate complementary foods with continued breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond. To view a PDF of the 2008 WBW Action Folder, click here . For more information on World Breastfeeding Week, go to the WABA website

LLLI has developed six articles that emphasize the need for mother support and demonstrate how LLL is uniquely qualified to provide that support. La Leche League reaches out to women everywhere—educating, enriching and empowering them to successfully breastfeed their babies. To read the articles click here.

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  • Work with the Global Hispanic Community including Spanish speaking LLL Leaders and Groups.
  • Seek out and act upon potential opportunities for networking.
  • Secure funding for breastfeeding and Mother to Mother support activities.
  • Disseminate information on LLLI programs and services.
  • Serve as a resource and support for LLLI staff in relation to Spanish issues.
  • Develop and implement activities that benefit LLLI and target the Hispanic population in the USA and in Latin America.

Working with the Global Hispanic Community

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