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Breastfeeding Friendly Links


The American Academy of Pediatrics --AAP breastfeeding policy guidelines.
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine --- A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation.
The Adoptive Breastfeeding Resource Website--For those interested in breastfeeding an adopted baby.
Austrailian Breastfeeding Association
-- Articles, handouts and services with the primary aim of giving mother-to-mother support to breastfeeding women. --More Breastfeeding Books --a wonderful informational and supportive web site for the nursing mom.
Breastfeeding and Attachment Parenting Twins --a wonderful site for mothers of twins.
Breastfeeding Education Seminars and Conferences, Research & Breastfeeding Resources--Breastfeeding After Reduction Surgery -- Guidelines by Wendy Nicholson RN RM IBCLC
Breastfeeding Online --Breastfeeding Handouts and other information--For the lay as well as professional person. Carries Dr. Newman's handouts.
Breastfeeding Infant Triage --A Compendium of Forms, Questionnaires, and Rating Scales for Everyday Practice
Breastfeeding Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Dr. Thomas Hale --Dr. Hale is the author of Medications and Mothers' Milk, 2000 (updated annually). Excellent information on drugs and lactation including information on radiopharmaceticals and silicone implants/breastfeeding and author of "Clinical Therapy in Breastfeeding Mothers 1999".
Breastfeeding with a Cleft Palate--How to purchase the book "The Controversial Issue of Breast-feeding Cleft-affected Infants."
Bright Future Lactation Resource Center --Supporting the People Who Support Breastfeeding. An informational website for the physician and healthcare professional.
Bump Reveal --The latest information studies and techniques that are relevant to young couples today.
Cleft Palate Resources --Cleft Lip and Palate Resources and articles from KellyMom.
Down Syndrome and Breastfeeding--Breastfeeding an infant can be an important step in the early care of these babies.
Dr. Jay Gordon's Website--This site discusses common pediatric concerns and breastfeeding information.
Dream Deliveries Doula Services
--Professional Orange County Doulas offer Loving, Educational Support for the birth of your dreams.
Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT) Canada
--a non-profit, non-governmental organization, works to promote optimal infant and maternal health through the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding.
The Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)--WABA site which discusses how to use breastfeeding as a contraceptive method.
Los Angeles Task Force for Breastfeeding
The Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition--This wonderful coalition has a PDA program on the Approach to Early Breastfeeding, medication info, and much more. THey also have Two evidence-based treatment algorithms to help providers troubleshoot breastfeeding difficulties and maximize success. These are available FREE your PDA. 
Medela Medela has compiled this list of breastfeeding-related links to other sites on the World Wide Web. They have been included to promote interest and knowledge in the field of breastfeeding, to provide families with current breastfeeding information and sources of support.
Orange County Breastfeeding Coalition --The mission of the OCBFCis to facillitate productive and collaborative strategies, recommedations and activities which promote, support and protect breastfeeding dyads in Orange County for as long as mutually desired.
Platypus Media
--Books for Familes, Teachers and Parentin Professionals
.PROMOM--Promotion of Mother's Milk, Inc. (ProMoM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and public acceptance of breastfeeding.
Proyecto Lacta
--Breastfeeding information in Spanish for the client who speaks spanish.
San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition--a non-profit association of health professionals whose mission is to promote and support breastfeeding through education and outreach in the community.
Tandem Nursing --Nursing through a pregnancy and then tandem nursing.
World Alliance for Breastfeeding --WABA is a global network of organizations and individuals who believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers and who dedicate themselves to protect, promote and support this right. WABA acts on the Innocenti Declaration and works in liaison with UNICEF.
Custom Photo Notes --Here is many great breastfeeding photos that can be made into cards, and a slideshow of nursing babies for lactation consultants and childbirth educators to show their clients.
Breastfeeding Pillows - Everything you need to know about breastfeeding pillows.