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La Leche League of Greater San Jose, California

The newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three. — Dr. Grantly Dick-Read


The La Leche League of Greater San Jose includes two groups in the greater San Jose area. For specific meeting and leader information please click on a name below.


All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend group meetings regardless of membership status. Babies are always welcome.

The La Leche League of Northern California and Hawaii's website contains more information on what to expect at a group meeting.

Upcoming Meetings

The following is a list of upcoming group meetings in the LLL of Greater San Jose.

For South Valley meetings, please go here.

Click here for a full calendar of all group meetings in the LLL of Greater San Jose.

Meeting Notice

You can view or print the current meeting notice here:
pdf iconLLL of Greater San Jose Current Meeting Notice Get Acrobat


San Jose

Meeting Times
San Jose Thursday Daytime Meeting
When: 10:30 a.m. on the 1st Thursday of the month
Where: Rose Garden Branch Library Community Room · 1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose · Map it!

Santa Clara Park Day
When: 11:30 a.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month
Where: War Memorial Playground, 295 Monroe Street, Santa Clara · Map it!
Rain location: Barnes & Noble - 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd - San Jose · Map it!

Campbell Evening Meeting

When: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Where: Meeting Room at Campbell Tiny Tots: 138 Railway Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 · Map it!

Leader Information
For all Leaders
Amanda, Andrea, Janet, Jay, Lauren, Mika, Sarah, and Rebecca

Live Love, Latch Family Potluck - August 14th from 4 - 6 p.m.

Please join LLL South Bay at our annual Live, Love, Latch Family Potluck! Bring a dish to share, beverages, blankets/chairs, and join us at El Quito Park on August 14 from 4-6. The city of Saratoga asks that you use the Westhope Church parking lot at 12850 Saratoga Ave.

This event is not just for the breastfeeding mother and child. Please invite your family, friends, doctors, lactation consultants, midwives, employers, legislators, and anyone else who has supported you on your breastfeeding journey!

Live, Love, Latch events are being held all over the country in honor of National Breastfeeding Month. Find out more here or see our flyer.

South Valley — Morgan Hill, San Martin, Gilroy, and South Valley Area

Meeting Times
Morgan Hill Meeting
When: 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
Where: Casa Natal Birth Center - 50 West Main Avenue, Suite D, Morgan Hill, CA · Map it!

Gilroy Meeting
** Check often as this may change! **
When: 10:00 a.m. on the last Saturday of each month
Where: Playground next to Wheeler Gymnasium on Church St between 6th and 7th streets. Look for Leader with the LLL logo on her shirt. If we have rain, we will move into the Gilroy Library's lobby at 350 6th St.
NOTE: This meeting will change locations again in November or December.

Leader Information
(408) 427-2223

Membership Information

For information on becoming a member please visit the membership page.

To become a member of La Leche League please bring a check to a meeting.

More Information

Why choose breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding is the natural source of nourishment and security for your baby. Human milk is important for your baby's health, growth, and development. Breastfeeding is convenient and will save you time, effort and money. By choosing to breastfeed, you are preserving our environment, reducing health care costs and saving precious resources.

How do you learn to breastfeed?
Breastfeeding a baby is a natural process, but you may need information and support as you and your baby learn how.

Where can you learn about breastfeeding?
You will find up-to-date information, encouragement and mother-to-mother support at La Leche League's monthly Series Meetings, informal discussions about the practical, physical and psychological aspects of breastfeeding. The meetings are conducted by La Leche League Leaders, volunteers who have happily breastfed their own children and are accredited by La Leche League International. Our meetings are open to all women interested in breastfeeding and nurturing their children. Scheduled meeting topics include:

  • The Advantages of Breastfeeding to Mother and Baby
  • The Baby Arrives: The Family and the Breastfed Baby
  • The Art of Breastfeeding and Avoiding Difficulties
  • Nutrition and Weaning

The ideal time to begin attending meetings is during pregnancy because the information you receive may help you recognize and avoid potential difficulties when your baby arrives. Babies and toddlers are always welcome at LLL meetings. Fathers are welcome at some meetings: please check with your local Leader.


The local contact for this group webpage is

For information about the La Leche League of Northern California and Hawaii website please contact Please do not send requests for breastfeeding help to this email address. You may contact a local La Leche League leader or you may request help through La Leche League International.

This website is sponsored by La Leche League of Northern California and Hawaii (LLL NCA/HI) which is a subsidiary of La Leche League International (LLLI). LLL NCA/HI also includes Groups in Northern Nevada.

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Updated by Cindy on July 25, 2016
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