La Leche League of Rochester, New York

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

Membership in La Leche League is not required;  however it provides many benefits for you and for mothers both locally and internationally.  A $25 or $40 membership can be purchased through a local Group and this insures that funds will be available in your vicinity to help mothers and babies. 

La Leche League of Rochester, New York offers support and information through:

  • Parent to Parent Support
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Telephone Help from Accredited Leaders. For referral to the Leader nearest you, phone Lifeline at 211.
  • Lending Library (books on childbirth, breastfeeding, and related subjects), occasional Fathers' meetings, Couples' meetings and sale of books.

The La Leche League International 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 the mother.

All breastfeeding mothers and mothers-to-be interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call one of our Leaders for breastfeeding help or information. Babies are always welcome at our meetings.  Please visit our Facebook page at

Meeting Information

DUE TO THE EMERGING HEALTH NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY, IN-PERSON MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED FOR THE NEAR FUTURE.  Please check our Facebook page for information on online meetings in the interim!

Morning Meetings:

  • Rochester Southeast meets in Pittsford on the third Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Contact Dorothy and Meghan at

  • Rochester South meets in Henrietta on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:45 a.m. Contact Dorothy at

  • Rochester West (Greece/Gates/Spencerport) generally meets in Greece on the third Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Contact Donna and Sally at

Evening Meetings:
  • Rochester Central meets in downtown Rochester on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Contact Beverly at 

  • Ontario County meets in Phelps on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Contact Maureen at 315-548-7980. 

Leader Information

La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who are accredited by La Leche League International to help mothers and mothers-to-be with all aspects of breastfeeding. 

Questions? Email one of the Leaders or Call LifeLine 2-1-1 to help you get in touch with a La Leche League Group in the Rochester area.