Links

Links


Nutrition and Recipes

  • choosemyplate.gov — This site provides information, materials and activities about good nutrition.
  • Mealsmatter.org — This site provides excellent ideas and recipes for preparing healthy meals.
  • nutrition.answers.com This site provides nutrition information developed by Dr. Nina Franklin.
  • Recipes — Search by keyword or ingredients. Printout available as whole page, 3×5 or 4×6 card size. Users rate recipes on a 1-5 star scale.

Breastfeeding

  • Idahobreastfeeding.com - Site of Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition supporting and protecting breastfeeding for a healthier Idaho
  • Office on Women's Health: Breastfeeding Resources 
  • Idaho Health & Welfare — from the Early Childhood Information Clearinghouse
  • BreastfeedingOnline – Articles, Advice and Encouragement
  • La Leche League International — La Leche League International’s mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.
  • International Lactation Consultant Association — Promotes the professional development, advancement, and recognition of lactation consultants worldwide for the benefit of breastfeeding women, infants and children.
  • Breastfeeding — FDA – New parents want to give their babies the very best. When it comes to nutrition, the best first food for babies is breast milk.
  • Breastfeeding & Infant Nutrition — AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • SupportBreastfeeding.com — Legislation supporting breastfeeding addresses such issues as a woman’s right to breastfeed in public, express milk at work, and receive an exemption from jury duty.

Additional nutritious recipes, breastfeeding and exercise links HERE.


Nursing is Normal

The following video, “Nursing is Normal” was created by a coalition of community partners including Central District Health Department, St. Alphonsus, Saint Luke’s, Elmore Medical Center and a local pediatrician. The video aims to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding.



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