Resources / Links

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Click the link below to view and/or download a copy of our lastest New Mom Notebook in digital (PDF) format. We hope you find this information helpful in the early days of breastfeeding and beyond!

NMAC_NewMomNotebook-2013

Local Organizations/Support/Lactation Consultants/Breastfeeding Related Products:

The Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC)
1355 Old York Rd., Suite 101
Abington, PA  19001
215-886-2433
www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org
The BRC is a nonprofit corporation committed to providing the best in breastfeeding care to mothers and babies of all incomes. The center, located in Abington, offers many professional services such as weight checks, lactation consultations, follow-up consultations, breastfeeding “check-ups” and back-to-work consultations. They also offer retail sales of breast pumps, nursing bras and nursing pillows, to name a few.

Amazing Newborn-
Skippack, PA
610-584-6111
www.amazingnewborn.com.
Visit them for breastfeeding consults, breastfeeding classes, CPR classes, infant massage classes, pump rental/sales, baby scale rentals, nursing bras and tanks.

Nursing Mothers Alliance (NMA) serves the Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area from Villanova/Bryn Mawr westward through West Chester, Downingtown, and Coatesville. Their mission is to promote breastfeeding through enlightening education and empowering support.

Nursing Mothers, Inc. (NMI) serves the areas from Northern Wilmington, Delaware to Cecil County, Maryland and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. They are dedicated to helping women and their families have the nursing experience they desire by offering mother-to-mother support and non-medical information.

Questions about medications and breastfeeding? 
The InfantRisk Center at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date evidence based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The goal is to provide accurate information regarding the risks of exposure to mothers and their babies. The InfantRisk Center is open to answer calls from anyone Monday-Friday 8am-5pm central time.  Please call (806)-352-2519. www.infantrisk.org

LactMed
is a free online database with information on drugs and lactation. LactMed includes information such as maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, and alternate drugs to consider. LactMed may be searched at:  http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT

Other Online Resources:

Looking for a Lactation Consultant in your area?
Click here to be connected to the International Lactation Consultant Association’s website.

Helpful Videos:

Laid Back Breastfeeding Video (Biological Nurturing)
http://www.biologicalnurturing.com/video/bn3clip.html

The Ameda Latch Video (last video at the bottom of the page)
http://www.ameda.com/ameda-support-tools/videos/product-videos

Links to the WHO Growth Charts for Breastfed Babies
There are PDF links at the bottom of this page:
http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/who_charts.htm


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