Posted by: Indonesian Children | April 24, 2009

Resources To Support Breastfeeding Families

AAP Resources To Support Families

  • AAP Bookstore
    AAP publications listed on this Web site as well as many others related to breastfeeding care and other topics are available through the AAP Bookstore.
  • An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding
    This popular pamphlet for mothers provides the basics of breastfeeding for your patients. It is available in many different versions and languages including a guide for African American women, American Indian and Alaska Native women, and versions in Spanish and Chinese.
  • Breastfeeding Your Baby: Answers to Common Questions
    This pamphlet provides a brief overview of common breastfeeding questions.
  • New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (English)
    A basic breastfeeding 101 book for mothers. It is a good overview of the experience of breastfeeding from initiation to weaning for parents. Available in Spanish.
  • Nueva Guia De Lactancia Materna
    This is the Spanish version of the New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding, a basic breastfeeding 101 book for mothers. It is a good overview of the experience of breastfeeding from initiation to weaning for parents.
  • Safe and Healthy Beginnings Toolkit
    The AAP has developed and tested a variety of tools to help you to make sure that infants in your practice or hospital get off to the best start in life. The tools specifically relate to hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice prevention and treatment and breastfeeding support.


Resources for General Breastfeeding Questions from Families

There are many organizations that provide excellent information when your families have general breastfeeding questions.

  • Breastfeeding — Best for Baby, Best for Mom
    This comprehensive Web site from the Office on Women’s Health offers breastfeeding information and a breastfeeding helpline.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Breastfeeding Pages
    The CDC has basic information about breastfeeding including the safety of vaccinating pregnant women, traveling and breastfeeding, and other helpful information about breastfeeding and disease prevention.
  • International Lactation Consultant Association
    Visit this site to find local International Board Certified Lactation Consultants by zip code. Be sure to have a name and number of a lactation consultant on hand before you have your baby. Also, ask your obstetrician and pediatrician about lactation support in their office.
  • La Leche League International
    La Leche League International offers many resources for families including breastfeeding help, breastfeeding laws, breastfeeding publications, links to local LLL leaders and groups, and more.


Infant and Family Support During Emergencies and Disasters

Health Professionals need to be prepared to support breastfeeding families during an emergency or disaster.

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