Resources

breastfeeding 12The 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.

Breastfeeding websites:

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.

Breastfeeding articles:

Getting Started

“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 Breastfeeding

“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/

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