Frequently asked questions.
La Leche League is a non-profit organization. At the heart of our organization is nursing families supporting other nursing families. If you would like to support La Leche League's work in the local community, please consider becoming a member.
What is la leche league?
What can La Leche League of Jersey City / Hoboken provide?
who are the la leche league leaders?
La Leche League Leaders are moms who have nursed their children for at least one year, who have regularly attended meetings and who have successfully completed a program to be accredited through La Leche League International. Visit our Contact page for more information about each of our Leaders and how to get ahold of us.
Why should i attend a meeting?
Where and when are the meetings?
Our meetings take place three times a month in Jersey City and Hoboken.
Our 'Beyond the Basics' meeting takes place on the first Wednesday of every month from 10-11:30pm at HudsonPLAY in Jersey City.
Our Series meeting takes place on the second Wednesday of every month from 10-11:30pm at Work It Out River in Hoboken.
Our evening meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30pm at XXX in Jersey City.
For more information about our meetings, visit our calendar.
What do i need to do to come to a meeting?
Just show up! You are free to come at any time during the meeting - even if it's just for the last couple of minutes! Please feel free to bring your baby or child. There is no need to RSVP and you do not have to be a member to attend meetings. All meetings and support are free.
I combination feed. Can I still come to a meeting?
Absolutely! We support any type of human milk feeding you choose - whether it's part or all of your feeding method. Do you supplement? Do you pump? Do you use formula? You are welcome to attend! We're here to help you wherever you are and in any way you need.
Why should i become a La Leche League Member?
How do I become a member?
How can I stay up-to-date on what's going on with the group?
how can i become a la leche league leader?
We'd love for you to consider becoming a La Leche League member! The first step is to attend at least 4 series meetings and nurse your child for at least a year. Once you've completed those prerequisites, you should contact your local Leader to discuss the pathway to becoming a Leader.
Interested in supporting La Leche League? Already a member?
Consider donating directly to La Leche League of Jersey City / Hoboken. Your donation will go towards local outreach efforts and improving the breastfeeding experiences of moms throughout Jersey City, Hoboken and Hudson County.