There are many resources available online to help with breastfeeding and related topics.  Special thanks to Deschutes County WIC for assembling most of this list.

For those planning a hospital birth:

Many resources for breastfeeding help are available online:

  • Kelly mom (www.kellymom.com) :  Breastfeeding information and more from a mom who is also a lactation consultant
  • La Leche League International:  A non-profit that provides information and support to nursing mothers
  • Breastfeeding:  Real stories and great general advice about many breastfeeding issues
  • Breastfeeding Inc:  Up-to-date information for parents
  • Breastfeeding Made Simple:  A lactation consultant offers specific guidelines to make breastfeeding easier
  • Breastfeeding information:  A general guide
  • Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues:  Solutions and closure for women who are having difficulty breastfeeding
  • Low Milk Supply:  Provides information and support to mothers who are experiencing low milk production
  • Baby Center (www.babycenter.com) :  Type in your due date and your baby’s birth date and see how your baby is growing
  • Post Partum Depression:  Learn more on this topic at this site
  • Baby Blues Connection:  Help and support when having a new baby is not a joy-filled experience
  • Breasts:  Information on how breasts are viewed in western culture, their purpose in feeding infants, and a gallery of breast photos

Working and Breastfeeding:

  • Work and Pump:  Information for mothers combining working outside the home and breastfeeding
  • The Milk Memos: How Real Moms Learned to Mix Business and Babies — And How You Can, Too.
  • Oregon WIC Website: Workplace Support
  • Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon:  Support one mother to another.  Reduced cost breastpumps come with education and support. Help to communicate and advocate for yourself in the workplace as a breastfeeding employee
  • Every Mother:  OWH is building an online searchable database to promote creative solutions to workplace constraints.  Share the story of great companies on this website.

Other Breastfeeding-Related Topics