Links & Articles

Breastfeeding Links & Articles


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LINKS

Breastfeeding Basics – Developed by CDH and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Idaho Chapter, this site is a one-stop resource for breastfeeding information in the State of Idaho for families, health care providers and employers.

Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services – This site offers extensive information for employers as well as working moms regarding breastfeeding and breastfeeding support.

Every Ounce Counts – Texas WIC Program
Developed by the Texas Department of State Health Services WIC Program, Every Ounce Counts is a website full of useful information about breastfeeding. You can click at the bottom of the Every Ounce Counts website on My Breastfeeding Plan and Download a Breastfeeding Plan that you can share with your health care provider and take to the hospital.

State of Idaho WIC and Breastfeeding

International Lactation Consultant Association
Private Lactation Consultants by zip code

La Leche League 1-800-LALECHE

La Leche League of Idaho

United States Breastfeeding Committee

Workplace Support in Federal Law and Breastfeeding

National Women’s Health Information Center: Benefits for Mom and Baby


ARTICLES


Below are links to articles our breastfeeding experts have either written themselves or found among breastfeeding literature.

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

USBFC: Breastfeeding a Critical Strategy for Obesity Prevention

Skin-to-Skin Contact

Health Care Legislation and Breastfeeding

Common Questions about Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in WIC

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