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!
Local Organizations/Support/Lactation Consultants/Breastfeeding Related Products:
The Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC)
1355 Old York Rd., Suite 101
Abington, PA 19001
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.
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:
- Useful information for employers tyring to establish pumping facilities: www.gotmom.org/employers/index.htm
- Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in WIC: http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/breastfeeding/mainpage.HTM
- Not sure if baby is latching on correctly? Click here for step-by-step instructions with helpful PICTURES.
Looking for a Lactation Consultant in your area?
Click here to be connected to the International Lactation Consultant Association’s website.
Laid Back Breastfeeding Video (Biological Nurturing)
The Ameda Latch Video (last video at the bottom of the page)
Links to the WHO Growth Charts for Breastfed Babies
There are PDF links at the bottom of this page: