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    Default Breastfeeding and Health Info on the Web

    Here are some websites that may have helpful breastfeeding information. Suggestions welcome!

    LLL sources

    LLLI Breastfeeding Help

    LLLI Recommended Book List

    Online issues of Breastfeeding Today - LLLI member magazine

    Online issues of New Beginnings - LLL USA member magazine

    The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding Toolkit - downloadable PDFs of the reference pages from the back of the book

    The sites below are not associated with LLL. We try to make sure to link only sites that are reputable and contain accurate information, but we of course can't guarantee they'll remain up-to-date or that everything in them is correct.

    General breastfeeding information

    KellyMom.com - Breastfeeding and parenting site run by Kelly Bonyata, IBCLC
    Breastfeeding Made Simple - Website of IBCLCs Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, associated with their book Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers
    BreastFeeding Inc - Dr. Jack Newman's site
    Common Sense Breastfeeding - Articles by Diane Wiessinger, co-author of the latest edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

    Medications and breastfeeding

    InfantRisk Center - Information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    LactMed - free online database with information on drugs and lactation from National Library of Medicine

    Special situations

    The Adoptive Breastfeeding Resource Website - created by a mom who breastfed her two adopted children
    BFAR.org - Breastfeeding after breast or nipple surgery; associated with the book Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery by Diana West, BA, IBCLC
    LowMilkSupply.org - Outgrowth of BFAR, along with the book Making More Milk: A Mother's Guide to Milk Supply by Diana West, BA, IBCLC, Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, and Carol Maranta
    MOBI Motherhood International - Support for mothers with extraordinary situations that hinder or prevent breastfeeding

    Evaluating medical information on the web

    How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet - Questions and answers from the US National Institute of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.
    Health Information on the Internet - What to look for when evaluating the reliability of health websites, from Neurologica Blog.
    Recognizing Dubious Medical Devices - The article focuses on medical devices, but the same principles can be applied to evaluating any medical or herbal treatments or dietary supplements. From Science-Based Medicine.


    Other useful websites

    ISIS (Infant Sleep Information Source) - Evidence-based information on normal infant sleep
    Last edited by @llli*LLLKaren; September 9th, 2013 at 05:12 AM.

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