Nutrition During Lactation

Breastfeeding Breastfeeding

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Provides information and resources to assist breastfeeding mothers, their families and communities.

Infant Nutrition and Health Resource List (PDF | 146 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Collection of resources on infant nutrition, breastfeeding and general feeding, including books, pamphlets and audiovisuals.


DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Provides breastfeeding information to help mothers learn about the effects of breastfeeding on a child's health.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

DHHS. HRSA. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Promotes optimal health and quality health care for mothers and children.

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

Georgetown University. National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

Promotes the well-being and health of children and families through education, leadership and dissemination of information.


USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.

Provides links to resources on breastfeeding such as nutrition assessment, food packages, program outreach, and nutrition education.

Breast Feeding vs. Formula Feeding


Discusses advantages and challenges of both breast feeding and formula feeding.

La Leche League International

La Leche League International.

Provides support for breastfeeding mothers through mother-to-mother contact, encouragement, and education.

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Educates and supports mothers while promoting breastfeeding as an established social norm.

Provides breastfeeding information, support and online resources