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Breastfeeding Resources and Links

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist | Shield HealthCare
04/03/14  11:19 PM PST
Breastfeeding Resources and Links

Questions about breastfeeding? Your doctor or certified lactation consultant is your first stop. Here are some additional resources:

 

American Academy of Pediatrics Breastfeeding Initiatives

http://www2.aap.org/breastfeeding/

Recommendations, advocacy materials, and resources

 

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

http://www.bfmed.org/

Organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding

 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

http://www.eatright.org/

Nutrition tips for breastfeeding moms

 

The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

https://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/resources/guide.htm

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

 

Fact Sheet #73: Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs73.htm

This fact sheet provides general information on the break time requirement for nursing mothers in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”).

 

International Lactation Consultant Association

http://www.ilca.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

(888)-452-2478

Find a lactation consultant near you

 

La Leche League International

http://www.llli.org/

(800)-LALECHE (525-3243)

Information, education and support groups

 

Sacred Heart Univerity

Breastfeeding Initiation Best Practices

Article

 

United States Breastfeeding Committee

http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/AboutUs/tabid/53/Default.aspx

News, legislation and breastfeeding advocacy

 

Womenshealth.gov

http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/

Tips and suggestions for successful breastfeeding

 

This information is for educational purposes only and does not replace the advice of a physician or other health care professional. If you have questions about your health or your baby’s health, please contact your health care provider.

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