Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

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This website from the Office on Women’s Health, U.S.

Breastfeeding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices toward the ultimate goal of improving the public's health. You will even find links for breastfeeding support, La Leche League, Why Breastfeed? and When you should not Breastfeed.

La Leche League in New Jersey

The mission of La Leche League USA is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

LactMed Drugs and Lactation Database

LactMed, part of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®), is a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate.

Learn about Pregnancy from Healthfinder.gov

This database  is easy to understand and will help you learn all about pregnancy.  Find out how your doctor or midwife can help you to have a healthy pregnancy.  Get ready for your baby with information about topics like breastfeeding and how to make your home safer for your growing family.  Lear

Treating for Two -- CDC

Women and healthcare providers don’t have enough information to answer questions about medications and pregnancy or breastfeeding.  Treating for Two aims to improve the health of women and babies by working to identify the safest treatment options for the management of common conditions before an

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