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. LLL of Anchorage meets on the last Friday of each month in the Maternity Education Center room at Providence Hospital (Entrance 5, where Cuddlers and Cruisers meet) from 12-2 p.m. http://www.lllusa.org/web/AnchorageAK.html
We are consumers and health professionals that are interested in Mother-Friendly Maternity Care. We promote awareness and availability of healthy, normal childbirth and breastfeeding. We provide information and education to anyone planning a pregnancy or those already pregnant. This group is for expectant and post-partum parents, obstetricians/gynecologists, midwives, doulas, physicians, nurses, childbirth educators, chiropractors, massage therapists, and more.
We publish guide to Mother-Friendly health care providers in Alaska who have endorsed the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative. To be included in this guide, please visit our national website and join as a professional member at www.birthnetwork.org You can also visit us at our local website at www.alaskabirthnetwork.org
Membership is open to professionals as well as non-professionals who support the Midwives Model of Care.