Children's Hospital Parenting Center - Breastfeeding support for nursing New Orleans mothers, in hospital or after discharge.
The Gift- A quality improvement and certification program for Louisiana birthing facilities that is based on the best practice model to increase breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. Is your birthing center certified?
GNOBAC- Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition is an organization of lay and professional persons with breastfeeding interest aimed at increasing awareness of the benefits of and support for breastfeeding in the New Orleans area.
La Leche League of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana - Your local connection to La Leche League, a worldwide mother-to- mother organization aimed at providing support, encouragement, information, and education. As well as to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
La Leche League of Jefferson- A local La Leche League, meeting on the 1st Tuesday and the 3rd Thursday of each month at Destination Maternity, 3300 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002. LLLJefferson.com
Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition- Aimed at making breastfeeding the norm for all babies in Louisiana, the LBC is open to all with an interest in supporting breastfeeding initiatives in Louisiana.
Louisiana Lactation Consultant Association- Your local lactation consultant association.
The Mother's Nest- An IBCLC and RN, Marianna Clayton offers offers unique individualized, family centered breastfeeding support and care, available at her nest or yours.This includes, but is not limited to, lactation consultation, breastfeeding product delivery and demonstration, and social gatherings for breastfeeding families.
Partners for Healthy Babies- A list of Louisiana and New Orleans specific resources for breastfeeding mothers.
Tulane-Lakeside Breastfeeding Support Center - Information on how to get in contact with Tulane-Lakeside Hospital's Certified Lactation Consultants, community education, and supplies.
ZipMilk.org - Find a wide array of breastfeeding help in and around your Louisiana zip code!
Zuka Baby- A Natural Parenting Boutique located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Specializes in cloth diapers, baby slings, breastfeeding and natural toys
Breastfeeding.com- All you ever wanted to know about breastfeeding on one site.
Breastfeeding after Breast and Nipple Surgeries- Trying to breastfeed after a breast reduction? Find information and support there.
Breast Milk Counts- Texas's breastfeeding support from their Department of State Health Services.
Healthcare.gov-This page outlines the benefits of breastfeeding and different government initiatives supporting breastfeeding mothers and babies.
Kellymom.com- Breastfeeding and Motherhood support and evidence-based information from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Low Milk Supply.com- Information and Support for breastfeeding mothers.
Normalfed.com- Diane Wiessinger's, IBCLC, website entitled Common Sense Breastfeeding, where she makes sense of the feelings surrounding breastfeeding.
Women's Health.gov- The federal government's source for women's health information discusses breastfeeding.
Breast Milk Counts- Texas's breastfeeding support website's page for breastfeeding, working mothers.
Breastfeeding Videos- The Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition's video on Breastfeeding and Working. Women offer experience, advice and support on how to successfully return to work and breastfeed. Spanish available.
Insurance and the Breastpump- Will your insurance cover a breastpump or lactation consultant? Medela discusses breastfeeding insurance reimbursement.
Lactation Support Programs from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healtheir Workplace Initiative
Pump Ease- because women like pretty things, even when they're pumping.
The Working Mom- Breastfeeding.com's site for the working mother.
Workandpump.com- Support and Information for working and pumping mothers committed to providing the best nutrition for their babies!
Working and Breastfeeding- Normalfed.com's IBCLC discusses how to successfully return to work while breastfeeding.
Department of Labor's Fact Sheet- Don't understand the new law? Curious as to how the new law affects you as a breastfeeding and working mom? The DOL explains the law quickly and effectively.
Department of Labor's Nursing Mothers Website- Information on required break time for nursing mothers.
The New Law and Breastfeeding- USBC lists resources for employees and employers to help with compliance with the new law.
The American Academy of Pediatrics- See the AAP's policy on breastfeeding.
Breast Milk Storage at Home- The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine describes how to properly store your breastmilk at home.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Breastfeeding- See what the CDC has to say about breastfeeding in the US, related initiatives and breastfeeding rates by state.
Co-Sleeping and Breastfeeding- The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine explains their take on co-sleeping and breastfeeding.
Babygooroo.com- An online resource where parents and health professionals can access timely information affecting the health of babies and young children.
Best for Babes- A website committed to improving the cultural and institutional barriers to breastfeeding, they call them the 'booby traps', by giving breastfeeding a marketing makeover.
Choosing a place of birth- Childbirth connection goes through frequency asked questions and their answers surrounding the decision of where to give birth.
Give Milk- The International Breastmilk Project. Have extra milk or want to support women who want to breastfeed but can't worldwide? Visit this site to find out more.
Infant Risk Center- Questions about an illness and Breastfeeding? The Infant Risk Center has your answers.
National Breastfeeding Helpline- Visit the website or call 800-994-9662 for support from a peer educator. English and Spanish available.
USBC.org- The US Breastfeeding Coalition's website. This is a an independent nonprofit coalition of influential professional, educational, and governmental organizations, that share a common mission to improve the Nation's health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding: Keep it Simple- Amy Spangler, author of Breastfeeding: A Parent's Guide, writes a clear, short and easy to understand book addressing parents most common questions.
The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk- Written by two IBCLC's, this book discusses common concerns about low milk supply and how to increase your supply.
Medications and Mother's Milk- This book, by Dr Thomas Hale, is considered the most up-to-date and comprehensive book regarding medications and breastmilk.
The Milk Memos- This book started with a journal in a lactation room in IBM and chronicles real moms learning how to go back to work while continuing to breastfeed.
Nursing Mother's Herbal- Sheila Humphrey, an RN and IBCLC, writes about herbs, dietary supplements and how they affect the nursing mom and baby. It's affordable and easy to understand- a win-win!
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding- The La Leche League's comprehensive guide and companion through pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and weaning.
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