Resource Page For Mothers

Breastfeeding Websites for Parents:Mother nurturing child abstract logo for Goodhue Wabasha Pierce Counties Breastfeeding Coalition

  • Baby Gooroo website has information related to all things baby, especially breastfeeding.   Short video clips (1-3 minutes) are very informative and demonstrate latch, positioning in addition to many other topics of interest to new parents.

http://babygooroo.com/category/breastfeeding/ http://babygooroo.com/?s=videos for video clips

  • Breast Feeding Inc.:  Dr. Jack Newman and Edith Kernerman, IBCLC website has video clips and handouts for viewing, downloading and printing.  Videos on latch, positioning, compression at

http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/content.php?pagename=videos Handouts that can be viewed and printed http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/content.php?pagename=information

  • Kellymom:  Parenting & breastfeeding website is very user-friendly and has evidence-based information that is updated regularly.

www.kellymom.com.  Great topics for new parents includes:

  • It’s Only Natural provides information and tips for African American women and their families on how to make breastfeeding work.

http://www.womenshealth.gov/itsonlynatural/

  • La Leche League International has links to finding local support groups, Leaders, articles, FAQs and information in many other languages.

www.llli.org

  • Laid-back positioning video, about 3 minutes,  by Susanne Colson, PhD

http://biologicalnurturing.com/video/bn3clip.html

  • Postpartum Depression & Baby Blues – basic information can be found at

http://babygooroo.com/2008/03/postpartum-depression/ To learn more about depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy and for resources in Minnesota, see www.ppsupportmn.org or www.postpartum.net. Expert information on postpartum issues, sites in English and Spanish

 

Pumping & Hand Expression Resources on the Internet

  • Breast Feeding Medicine of NE Ohio has a 5 minute video on how to do hand expression.

http://www.bfmedneo.com/BreastMassageVideo.aspx

They include: “Video of hand expression of colostrum” http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/HandExpression.html “Maximizing Milk Production with Hands On Pumping” – excellent for those who will be separated from baby due to work, school or hospitalization. http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/MaxProduction.html

  • Ameda, a breast pump manufacturer, has information sheets on pumping available in English and Spanish

http://www.ameda.com/breast-pumping/breast-pumping-q-as Some examples are: “Reaching Full Milk Production with a Breast Pump” “Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple” “Storing and Handling Mother’s Milk”

  • Breastfeeding and Working, support for pumping moms, a mostly non-commercial site for those who work outside the home.

www.workandpump.com

  •  Breastmilk.  Every Ounce Counts.  Great information for getting off to a good start and what to expect in the early days.  Also provides a checklist for those going to work outside the home.

http://www.breastmilkcounts.com/working-moms.php

  • Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition has information about breastfeeding in the workplace, state laws that support breastfeeding and resources for mothers, employers, health care and child care providers.

http://mnbreastfeedingcoalition.org/ All resources listed above are meant for educational purposes only.  No products are being endorsed.Mother nurturing child abstract logo for Goodhue Wabasha Pierce Counties Breastfeeding Coalition

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