Links to Resources

Below are resources for both Families and Healthcare Practitioners.

Web Links for families

Breastfeeding Made Simple—also a good book, by Mohrbacher and Kendall-Tackett—Lots of good info about breastfeeding and parenting

La Leche League International

Stanford University Breastfeeding Videos

Women’sHealth.Gov Breastfeeding pages
Women’sHealth.Gov Your Guide to Breastfeeding


Web Links for healthcare professionals

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol

American Academy of Pediatrics, breastfeeding pages for pediatricians

AAP Breastfeeding Residency Curriculum

AAP Policy Statement on Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk, 2005

The CDC Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

US National Library of Medicine LactMed–NIH/NLM/Toxnet resource for looking at medications in mother’s milk

The International Society for Research on Human Milk and Lactation

International Lactation Consultant Association

La Leche League International

UNICEF Breastfeeding Initiatives

United States Breastfeeding Committee

United States Surgeon General’s Call to Action

Wellstart International

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

WHO Child Growth Standards–the new growth standards adopted by the CDC and AAP