Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

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.


Nutritional Needs of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (PDF | 541 KB)

The Ohio State University Extension.

Helps women make good dietary choices during pregnancy and breastfeeding using MyPyramid recommendations.


MyPlate Daily Food Plans for Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate daily food plans and tools - designed specifically for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers - provides interactive guidance.


Maternal and Child Health Bureau

DHHS. HRSA. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

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


Breastfeeding

USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.

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


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.


Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Provides state and local communities information to choose the breastfeeding intervention strategy that best meets their needs.


Breast Feeding vs. Formula Feeding

Nemours. Kidshealth.org.

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


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

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Collection of resources on infant nutrition and feeding, including books, pamphlets and audiovisuals published from 2005 on. Includes resources on breastfeeding.


Breastfeeding Promotion and Support

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Provides information on the advantages of breastfeeding as well as suggestions for feeding your baby at various stages of development.


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.


International Lactation Consultant Association

International Lactation Consultant Association.

Provides education, leadership, and professional development for lactation consultants worldwide. Also provides resources to help professionals support breastfeeding mothers.


Breastfeeding.com

Breastfeeding.com.

Provides breastfeeding information, support and online resources