La Leche League Pittsburgh East - lllpgheast

Please join us for a 2014 meeting - see schedule below!

Monthly meetings at the Wilkins School Community Center, The Well (Kids Plus), and the Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library!

Women, babies and children are welcome at our series meetings on the 1st and last Tuesday of each month.

On the second Tuesday of the month, we will host nursing family meetings.  In addition to welcoming all women, babies, and children, we invite you to bring along your partner. 

Meetings will be cancelled if Pittsburgh Public Schools are cancelled due to weather.

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Information Available on this Site

1.  Meeting Schedule
2.  Leader Contact Information
3.  Leader and Group Worker Information
4.  Links to Favorite Websites

Meeting Schedule

Morning Series Meeting (orange box on calendar)

Location: Wilkins School Community Center

Who:  Women, Babies and Children

Time10:30am - 12:30am

Day:  Last Tuesday of each month.  There is no morning meeting in July 2014.

Parking:  On-street parking (check street sweeping signs)

Address:  7604 Charleston Ave, Swissvale, PA 15218

Organization website:  http://www.wsccpgh.org/

 

Evening Series Meeting (green box on calendar)

Location:  The Well (in same plaza as Kids Plus)

Who:  Women, Babies and Children

Time:  6:30 pm

Day:  First Tuesday of each month

Parking:  free parking lot available

Address:  4070 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA  15217  (in Greenfield neighborhood)

Organization website:  http://thewellpgh.com/The_Well/Home.html


Family / Toddler / Tandem nursing  Meeting (blue box on calendar)


Location:  Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library

Who:  Women, Babies, Children, and Fathers

Time:  6:00 pm

Day:  Second Tuesday of each month

Parking:  free parking lot available

Address:  5401 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 (Shadyside, near intersection with Aiken)

Organization website:  http://www.pghtoys.org/

 

If Pittsburgh Public Schools are canceled, our meeting will also be canceled.  

It is not necessary to RSVP to attend a meeting. 

Pink Boxes on calendar = La Leche League of Western PA area conference, March 14 and 15, 2014

What is La Leche League?

LA LECHE LEAGUE offers mother-to-mother support 

and the latest breastfeeding information under the guidance of leaders accredited by La Leche League International.

Pregnant women, mothers, and children are welcome at all meetings.  

Male partners are welcome at the Family Meeting.


 

MONTHLY MEETINGS discuss the importance of breastfeeding, childbirth and the new baby at home, the art of breastfeeding and avoiding difficulties, nutrition and weaning, in a relaxed and friendly setting.



LLL Leaders for Pittsburgh East Group

LLL Leaders Pgh East

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A recent LLL Pittsburgh East meeting!

LLL Leader Contact Information


Breastfeeding or meeting questions?  Contact our LLL Leaders:


Ali:  917-378-9101

Amanda: 412-445-5321, missmandi6@gmail.com 

Becky:  412-203-3132, beckyashkettle@yahoo.com

Ellen:  412-241-0960, ellenjrubin@gmail.com

Jen:  404-409-7442, jenmonn@gmail.com

Liza:  LizaLaLeche@gmail.com  
(mother of twins)

Miranda:  meeting support

Tamara:  614-832-4070,
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2014 Calendar

Favorite sites

Breastfeeding Today, October 2012
Breastfeeding Today March 2012 issue
Shining Light Prenatal
Nancy Mohrbacher
Kelly Mom
LLL Pgh East Yahoo Group
LactMed Searches
Jack Newman Handouts
Jack Newman Breastfeeding
La Leche League of Pennsylvania
La Leche League USA
La Leche League International

Directions to Evening Meeting at The Well

The Well from the North:
Take I-279 S towards Pittsburgh. Merge onto 579 S at Exit 8A and travel across the Veterans Bridge. Exit onto the Boulevard of the Allies towards Oakland/Monroeville. Take the exit ramp onto 376 E towards Monroeville. Follow 376 E for 2.5 miles and take exit 5 (Squirrel Hill/Greenfield). As you exit make your first immediate right turn, a U turn, towards Greenfield. This puts you on Beechwood Boulevard. Follow Beechwood approximately 0.5 miles. "The Well" is in the plaza on the right, just before the first traffic light, in the same plaza as "Kids Plus".

The Well from the East:
Take 376 W through the Squirrel Hill tunnels. Just after the tunnels, take exit 5 Squirrel Hill/Greenfield. The exit ramp curves around, watch for traffic merging from your left, and make a sharp right, a U turn, towards Greenfield. This puts you on Beechwood Boulevard. Follow Beechwood Boulevard approximately 0.5 miles.
"The Well" is in the plaza on the right, just before the first traffic light, in the same plaza as "Kids Plus".

The Well from the South & West:
Take the Parkway East (I-279 N / I-376 E) through the Fort Pitt tunnels towards Pittsburgh. At the end of the Fort Pitt Bridge, take the first exit on the right (exit 6A towards Monroeville - 376 E). Follow 376 E approximately 4.5 miles, then take exit 5 (Squirrel Hill/Greenfield). As you exit, make your first immediate right turn, a U turn, towards Greenfield. This puts you on Beechwood Boulevard. Follow Beechwood Boulevard approximately 0.5 miles. 
"The Well" is in the plaza on the right, just before the first traffic light, in the same plaza as "Kids Plus".


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