breastfeeding resources

Books on Breastfeeding

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding  (La Leche League International Book)
by Diane Wiessinger
A basic introduction to breastfeeding, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding provides a clear view of what to expect in the first weeks and months of breastfeeding.

So That's What They're For!: The Definitive Breastfeeding Guide, 3rd edition
by Janet Tamaro
A funny, lighthearted read, So That's What They're For! actually teaches breastfeeding while making you laugh at the same time. This book will make a fantastic shower gift.

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers
by Jack Newman

The Breastfeeding Book
by William and Martha Sears

Online Resources on Breastfeeding

A website developed to provide up-to-date evidence-based information on breastfeeding and infant care. Kellymom is run by a international board certified lactation consultant.

La Leche League International
LLL's mission is to help mothers worldwide 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.

Their mission is: “To help moms beat the booby traps -- the cultural and institutional barriers that prevent moms from achieving their personal breastfeeding goals, to inspire, prepare & empower™ moms, and to give breastfeeding a makeover and give moms the solutions they need to make it work!”

The Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
Perhaps the best and most well-known breastfeeding clinic in North America, NBCI provides hands-on breastfeeding support as well as loads of online resources, videos and information for the breastfeeding mother and professionals.