BreastfeedingNutritional 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.
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 of all 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.
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.
Breast Feeding vs. Formula Feeding
Discusses advantages and challenges of both breast feeding and formula feeding.
The CDC Guide To Breastfeeding Interventions
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.
Children's Nutrition Research Center
USDA. ARS. Baylor College of Medicine. Children's Nutrition Research Center.
An organization dedicated to researching the role of nutrition in prenatal and child development.
Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding (PDF | 820 KB)
DHHS. National Women's Health Information Center.
Provides information on the effects of the Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding initiative on healthcare, the workplace, and communities.
USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.
Provides links to resources on breastfeeding such as nutrition assessment, food packages, program outreach, and nutrition education.
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.
Provides breastfeeding information, support and online resources