The items listed below are meant to be a helpful resource for mom’s. Please contact one of our leader’s if you have any questions or cannot find the information you are looking for. They are happy to provide one-on-one support through email or over the phone. Or come to one of our meetings, where you can meet other breastfeeding mom’s and get answers to all your questions.
www.llli.org – La Leche League International’s official website, which provides a wealth of breastfeeding information, including information on how to find personal support where you live.
www.kellymom.com – KellyMom, which is a website that provides support and evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting. The woman who runs the site is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
“The Early Weeks” La Leche League. A huge collection of pages dedicated to the early weeks of breastfeeding. http://www.llli.org/nb/nbearlyweeks.html
“Common Questions in the Early Weeks.” Pages that discuss many of mom’s tops concerns during the early weeks of breastfeeding. http://kellymom.com/parenting/parenting-faq/bf-links-concerns/
“Getting enough milk? How to tell.” Dr. Sears. http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/breastfeeding/faqs/getting-enough-milk-how-tell
“Frequently Asked Questions about Milk Production.” KellyMom. http://kellymom.com/bf/got-milk/basics/milkproduction-faq/
“Breastfeeding after a Cesarean Birth.” KellyMom. http://kellymom.com/ages/newborn/newborn-concerns/c-section/
“Hunger Cues – When do I feed baby?” KellyMom. http://kellymom.com/ages/newborn/bf-basics/hunger-cues/
Benefits of Breastfeeding
“Why breastfeeding is important.” Woman’s Health.gov. http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/why-breastfeeding-is-important/index.html
“What are the benefits of breastfeeding my baby?” La Leche League. http://www.lalecheleague.org/faq/advantages.html
“Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria Types.” National Institutes of Health. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_132879.html
“Extended Breast-feeding: What you need to know.” Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/extended-breastfeeding/MY02128
“What are the benefits of breastfeeding my toddler?” La Leche League. http://www.llli.org/faq/advantagetoddler.html
“The Breastfeeding Toddler: A Diagram.” Mummie’s Nummies: A Breastfeeding Support Blog. http://www.mummiesnummies.com/2012/04/breastfed-toddler.html
Breastfeeding during pregnancy
“Is it safe to nurse during pregnancy?” KellyMom. http://kellymom.com/pregnancy/bf-preg/01safety/
“Breastfeeding during pregnancy – I’m pregnant and still nursing my toddler – must I wean now?” La Leche League. http://www.llli.org/faq/bfpregnant.html
“Sore Nipples and Agitation.” KellyMom. http://kellymom.com/pregnancy/bf-preg/13sorenipples/
Breastfeeding in public
“Tips on discreet breastfeeding.” La Leche League. http://www.lalecheleague.org/faq/discreet.html
“Breastfeeding in public.” Woman’s Health.gov. http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-in-public/