Breastfeeding Resources & Support
La Leche League International
La leche league international is a non profit organization that provides support, education and assistance to breastfeeding mothers.
How Can I Donate Breast Milk to a Milk Bank?
Donating breast milk is a great way to help others. Here is some information about how to become a human milk donor.
What Shouldn't People Say To Nursing Mothers?
Has anyone ever given you hurtful advice about breastfeeding or criticized you for nursing your child? Share your experience here.
What is a lactation consultant? Here is information on how one can help you if you need any information on or assistance with breastfeeding.
When Should I Call in a Lactation Consultant?
Many mothers decide to see a lactation consultant to have a breastfeeding check-up and to make sure that all is OK with their positioning and latch-ons. Others may have more serious problems. What are some indications that you need to see a lactation consultant?
Will my insurance cover a lactation consultation?
Will my health insurance cover my lactation consultation? Will my health insurance cover any other breastfeeding service or supplies that I might need?
How Partners Can Support Breastfeeding Mothers
Support systems are one of the key elements to successful breastfeeding. Partners have a very important role, even if they're not putting the baby to the breast. What can they do to help and support the breastfeeding mom?
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
What is the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative?
Become a "Baby Friendly" Birthing Facility
How does a hospital or birthing center become "Baby-Friendly?" Here's information on the process.
International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes
What is the history of the Code and how is it enforced? How does the United States compare to other countries? What is the Innocenti Declaration? Here are answers to all of these questions and more.
Breastfeeding Store - What Is Your Favorite Breastfeeding Store
What is your favorite breastfeeding specialty store?
Dealing with Breastfeeding During the Holiday Season
What are some things breastfeeding Moms need to know about dealing with the holiday season? Here are some strategies for getting through the holidays with a smile.
DVD - "Simply Breastfeeding" by Shari Criso, MSN, CNM, IBCLC
Review of Shari Criso's "Simply Breastfeeding" DVD.
What Is The Worst (Meanest, Rudest) Breastfeeding Comment You've Ever…
What is the worst breastfeeding comment you've ever received? Has a total stranger or a family member or friend made a mean, invasive or rude comment about your breastfeeding? Tell us the story! See submissions
World Breastfeeding Week 2008
The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy is holding World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to 7. It is an annual international event alerting the world to the benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk.
Pictures of newborns, babies, toddlers and older children breastfeeding.