assisting breastfeeding mothers and babies since 1977

frequently asked questions



What is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) ?


     www.ilca.org

     www.iblce.org - for information about how lactation consultants are certified



​Where can I read useful information about breastfeeding online?


1.   www.lalecheleague.org - useful information about many breastfeeding topics


2.   www.womenshealth.gov ​- much information shared here


3.   www.bestforbabies.org - articles of interest


4.   www.breastfeedingonline.com - great videos of latching


5.   www.lowmilksupply.org - for moms concerned about low milk supply


6.   www.bfar.org - breastfeeding after breast surgery


7.   www.askdrsears.com - written by a pediatrician


8.   www.womenshealth.org - breastfeeding guide for African American women


9.  www.mochamanual.com - breastfeeding website for African American nursing mothers


10.  www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov - information about drugs and breastfeeding


11.  www2.aap.org - American Academy of Pediatrics Policy


12.  www.infantrisk.com - Dr. Thomas Hale's phone number to call regarding evidence

      based information during pregnancy and breastfeeding

13.   www.abm.org- Information protocols for physicians with up to date information.



Recommended Reading


The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche League

International - 8th Edition- available from www.llli.org or at your local LLL meeting or in bookstores.