Breastfeeding

breast pumps Breast Pumps

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Information for new mothers on choosing a breast pump and how to keep it clean and working properly.


Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk

American Academy of Pediatrics.

New breastfeeding policy statement promotes considering infant nutrition a public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice.


breastfeeding guide The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Provides information on breastfeeding intervention strategies. Topics including maternity care, peer counseling and breastfeeding in the workplace.


nursing mothers Breastfeeding and the Workplace Resources

USDA. WIC Works.

Resources for employers on providing break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child.


breastfeeding training Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC

USDA, WIC Works Resource System.

This standardized competency-based curriculum was developed to ensure that all staff attain a level of proficiency in the skills required to promote and support breastfeeding in the WIC setting.


breastfeeding peer counselors Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals

United States Breastfeeding Committee

Guideline and framework to integrate evidence-based breastfeeding knowledge, skills, and attitudes into standard health care delivery practices.


breastfeeding peer counseling Loving Support© Through Peer Counseling: A Journey Together

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

New materials to help integrate breastfeeding peer counselors into WIC Clinics across the nation.


Office of Women's Health Employer Solutions: Supporting Breastfeeding in The Workplace

DHHS. Office of Women's Health.

This online resource provides businesses with cost-effective tips and solutions for any industry setting


breastfeeding Breastfeeding: A Magical Bond of Love

Culturally appropriate tools to effectively communicate with Hispanic participants about the benefits of breastfeeding. View the accompanying video or order the video and materials.


It's Only Natural Breastfeeding Campaign

DHHS. Office of Women's Health.

Helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding—not just for babies, but for moms too.


New Loving Support Campaign Materials in Spanish

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service.

Newly translated Loving Support campaign brochures and posters now available.


State Health Departments Provide Community-Based Breastfeeding Support

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Community-based strategies are an effective way to promote and support breastfeeding initiation, duration, and exclusivity.


LactMed LactMed

National Library of Medicine.

Database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes data on maternal and infant levels of drugs and alternate drugs to consider.


Breastfeeding [2008] [c] Image from BigStockPhoto.com Joint Commission Campaign Helps Support and Prepare Mothers to Successfully Breastfeed

The Joint Commission.

New brochure covers preparation before baby arrives, at the hospital and finding support when baby and mom go home


breastfeeding family WIC Image Gallery

Download images to use in your education materials. This collection of digital images is provided by the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).


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