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: