Supporting Breastfeeding Families
From the AAP
Resources for General Breastfeeding Questions from Families
There are many organizations that provide excellent information when your families have general breastfeeding questions.
- 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.
- 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.
Infant and Family Support During Emergencies and Disasters
Health professionals need to be prepared to support breastfeeding families during an emergency or disaster.