Breastfeeding and Breast Milk Resources

Links to websites of groups that study or provide information about breastfeeding and breast milk.

  • The league aims to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of infants and mothers by providing mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. Information is available in many languages.
  • Medline Plus: Breastfeeding 
    This page from the National Library of Medicine provides general health information and website resources on breastfeeding.
  • Nutrition During Lactation
    This resource from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides links to resources on breastfeeding and the nutritional requirements of infants.
  • Office on Women's Health (OWH)
    OWH sponsors the National Breastfeeding Helpline. Call 800-994-9662 to speak with trained breastfeeding peer counselors who can help answer common breastfeeding questions in English or Spanish. In addition, OWH offers the following resources on breastfeeding:

Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from NICHD, NIH, or HHS.

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