Families Resource Guide
The Resource Guide will direct you towards the Web sites and AAP publications for families about breastfeeding as well as those of other organizations.
- shopAAP (AAP Bookstore)
The AAP sells educational products to professionals as well as parents.
- Breastfeeding Your Baby: Answers to Common Questions
This pamphlet provides a brief overview of common breastfeeding questions.
- New Parent Library
A complete, updated, and authoritative new-baby home library—the perfect gift for the experienced or new mother-to-be!
- New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding, 2nd edition
A basic breastfeeding 101 book for mothers. It is a good overview of the experience of breastfeeding from initiation to weaning for parents. Available in Spanish.
- Nueva Guia De Lactancia Materna
This is the Spanish version of the New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding, a basic breastfeeding 101 book for mothers. It is a good overview of the experience of breastfeeding from initiation to weaning for parents.
- Your Baby's First Year
From birth to your baby's first birthday, this book will guide you about every aspect of your child's health.
- An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding
This popular pamphlet for mothers will give you the basics of breastfeeding. It is available in many different versions and languages including a guide for African American women, American Indian and Alaska Native women, and versions in Spanish and Chinese.
- Breastfeeding — Best for Baby, Best for Mom
This comprehensive Web site from the Office on Women's Health offers breastfeeding information and a breastfeeding helpline.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Breastfeeding Pages
The CDC has basic information about breastfeeding including the safety of vaccinating pregnant women, traveling and breastfeeding, and other helpful information about breastfeeding and disease prevention.
- Human Milk Banking Association of North America
This Web site will answer your questions about human milk banking and direct to human milk banks in North America.
- International Lactation Consultant Association
Visit this site to find local International Board Certified Lactation Consultants by zip code. Be sure to have a name and number of a lactation consultant on hand before you have your baby. Also, ask your obstetrician and pediatrician about lactation support in their office.
- La Leche League International
La Leche League International offers many resources for families including breastfeeding help, breastfeeding laws, breastfeeding publications, links to local LLL leaders and groups, and more.
- USDA Choose MyPlate.gov
This Web site has nutrition tools to help you to eat right during pregnancy and lactation.
- AAP Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
This Web site features up-to-date neonatal-perinatal information for families with premature babies.