Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding
For Moms:

Le Leche League International Breastfeeding Help: Get breastfeeding help, learn about breastfeeding and the law, find resources for health care providers or Leader resources…
LLLI Breastfeeding Help

KellyMom: Evidence-based resources for pregnancy, breastfeeding, and beyond.
Kelly Mom Parenting and Breastfeeding

For Providers:

Baby-Friendly USA: The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding were developed by a team of global experts and consist of evidence-based practices that have been shown to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration. Baby-Friendly hospitals and birthing facilities must adhere to the Ten Steps to receive, and retain, a Baby-Friendly designation.
The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies provides guidance for public health professionals and others on how to select strategies to support breastfeeding mothers and increase breastfeeding rates. It offers the most relevant information on each type of strategy.
http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/pdf/BF-Guide-508.PDF

American Academy of Pediatrics: The AAP Policy on Breastfeeding and Use of Human Milk details the benefits of breastfeeding, its true contraindications and those that are not, the challenge of breastfeeding in the US, recommendations for breastfeeding for healthy infants, recommendations for high risk infants, and the role of pediatricians in protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding.
http://www2.aap.org/breastfeeding/policyOnBreastfeedingAndUseOfHumanMilk.html

Michigan Women, Infants, and Children: The health and nutrition program for healthy mothers and babies.
http://michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4910—,00.html

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