Breastfeeding and Lactation Program Resources
The Use of Human Milk During Parent-Newborn Separation [PDF]
This evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline was developed for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) as an informational resource for nursing practice.
Support and Education Groups
BAE Cafe: Breastfeeding Awareness & Empowerment
The Breastfeeding Awareness & Empowerment (BAE) Cafe is a group for moms who are breastfeeding and pregnant women who are planning to breastfeed.
Group of Empowered Moms Support Group
If you are breastfeeding or pumping milk for a child who is a patient at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, you may benefit from the Group of Empowered Moms support group.
The Power of Pumping
Watch this video to hear from moms of patients in CHOP’s Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU) about their decision to pump breastmilk for their children.
Breastfeeding during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers clinical guidance for parents and providers with questions about breastfeeding during the coronavirus pandemic.
Breastfeeding Education From the Office of Women’s Health
Learn more about breastfeeding and find tips and suggestions to help you successfully breastfeed. Womenshealth.gov has information about breastfeeding in both English and Spanish.
CDC Breastfeeding Information
The CDC is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices.
International Lactation Consultant Association
ILCA is the professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® and other healthcare professionals who care for breastfeeding families.
It’s Only Natural
It's Only Natural helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding. Here, you’ll find facts about breastfeeding and get practical tips on how to make breastfeeding work for you while getting the support you need.
La Leche League International
Find comprehensive breastfeeding information, online forums and support groups, FAQs, conferences, an international online store, and more.
Medela provides breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories and an extensive line of products for nursing mothers.
MedlinePlus Breastfeeding Information
MedlinePlus offers breastfeeding tips and information in a variety of languages.
Nursing Mothers Advisory Council
NMAC is a nonprofit organization offering information and support to breastfeeding moms.
Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Awareness and Support Program
The program provides resources and tools to promote and support breastfeeding mothers.
Philadelphia Health Department Breastfeeding Resources
The Philadelphia Health Department provides support for nursing mothers, as well as education, training and support for healthcare professionals who work with pregnant or nursing mothers.
Philly Loves Breastfeeding
Powered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, this website provides information on how to: start and keep breastfeeding, support new mothers, find free breastfeeding help and more.
U.S. Breastfeeding Committee
On this site you will find the latest breastfeeding news, updates on legislation and policy, coalition information and more.
U.S. Surgeon General Call to Action on Breastfeeding
On January 20, 2011, Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding.
World Breastfeeding Week Celebration
World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration and global campaign.