Breastfeeding Coalition of Palm Beach County

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Helpful Links

Breastfeeding Organizations and Informational Links

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP)

Association of Stat and Territorial Health Officials

Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurse - Position Statement Breastfeeding 2015

Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)

Ban the Bags - eliminating formula bag distribution by hospitals

Black Mothers‘ Breastfeeding Asso. (BMBFA)

Breast Crawl- Initiation of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Medicine - Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)

CDC - Breastfeeding information

CDC - Breastfeeding Report Card

CDC mPINC Survey

Florida Breastfeeding Coalition (FBC)

Florida Dept. of Health - Florida Health

Florida Dept. of Health WIC Services - breastfeeding

Florida Lactation Association (FLCA)

Florida Statutes on Breastfeeding in public and Baby Friendly Hospitals

Gordon, Jay MD's Breastfeeding Links

Healthy People 2020 - Breastfeeding goals

Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

Infant Risk Center - information about drugs and breastfeeding

Innocenti Declaration on the Protection, Promotion, and Support of Breastfeeding

International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) - promotes the implementation of International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)

Kellymom - Parenting and Breastfeeding

La Leche League International (LLLI)

LLLI - Center for Breastfeeding Information (CBI)

La Leche League of Florida

La Leche League of Lake Worth/Boynton Beach

La Leche League of Wellington

La Leche League USA

Lactnet - listserve for professional lactation consultants

Lactnet - Archives and Search

LactSpeak - professional speakers in the field of lactation

Medline Plus - Breastfeeding- multiple languages - information for mothers

Mother's Milk Bank of Florida

National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy - Marsh Walker (NABA)

National Guideline Clearinghouse (AHRQ) - evidence based guidelines for breastfeeding management

National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Newman, Jack Handouts

Office on Women’s Health BF information and links (OWH)

Office on Women’s Health Employer Solutions

Office on Women’s Health Depression

Stanford School of Medicine - breastfeeding

Surgeon General Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

The Joint Commission (TJC)

Thomas Hale, PhD, author of “Medications and Mother’s Milk”

TOXNET -- Toxicology Data Network - Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)

UNICEF - Breastfeeding in Emergencies

United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)

Wellstart International

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) - protects, promotes, and supports breastfeeding worldwide

WABA - Guidelines on HIV and infant feeding

World Breastfeeding Week - August 1-7 (WBW)

World Health Organization - Breastfeeding (WHO)

The WHO/UNICEF Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

Related Links

Center for Postpartum Adjustment - Ilyene Barsky

Kangaroo mother care: a practical guide

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Parent’s Central - find the right car seat

Postpartum Support International

Safety Council of Palm Beach County

Skin to Skin - promoting skin to skin contact in newborn care Kathleen Kendall-Tackett - depression

World Health Organization growth charts

Breast Pumps

FDA Breast pumps

Medela - breast pumps

Ameda - breast pumps


More Online Links for Professionals

International Baby Food Action Network

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

International Lactation Consultant Association

Kangaroo mother care: a practical guide
Kangaroo mother care is a method of care of preterm infants. The method involves infants being carried, usually by the mother, with skin-to-skin contact. This guide is intended for health professionals responsible for the care of low-birth-weight and preterm infants.

Thomas Hale, PhD, clinical pharmacologist and author of “Medications and Mother’s Milk”, is a world renowned expert in the field of human lactation and the use of medications

PubMed - a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations

TOXNET - Toxicology Data Network
Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) - A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

UNICEF Breastfeeding Your Baby
Leaflets for new mothers with useful information on how to breastfeed successfully, including positioning and attachment, tips for success and a section on expressing your breast milk by hand. All documents are in PDFs. Select a language: