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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
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.
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.
Michigan Women, Infants, and Children: The health and nutrition program for healthy mothers and babies.
Infant Safe Sleep
PROTECT AND NURTURE STARTS WITH SAFE SLEEP
Welcome to our Infant Safe Sleep Resource Site. We have a number of resources to help parents, providers, and tribal home visitors to follow safe sleep guidelines. This website is intended to be a resource guide for our tribal community to honor our newborn babies and prevent sudden unexpected infant deaths. Explore the links above to learn more about what you can do to be sure every baby reaches their first birthday.
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan would further like to respectfully acknowledge valuable contributions, collaboration, and support of our many partners in the development of these resources, including our fellow Indigenous wisdom-keepers, graphic artists, media specialists, Federally Recognized Tribes, partner agencies, and grant funders you see throughout this page.
Explore the resources below to learn more about what you can do to be sure every baby reaches their first birthday.
Infant Safe Sleep
We would like to acknowledge the work and dedication of the Michigan Public Health Institute in continuing to support our work around Infant Safe Sleep for their work in mining data, analyzing and synthesizing the data into this valuable brief.