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.


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.


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.


Breastfeeding

USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.

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


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.


The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

DHHS. U.S. Public Health Service Office of the Surgeon General

The Surgeon General has identified twenty key actions to improve support for 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