Breastfeeding and Pumping

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

A book providing information on how to breastfeed

Authors: La Leche League International, Diane Wiessinger, Diane West, & Teresa Pitman

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers 

A breastfeeding guide to tackle common challenges

Authors: Nancy Mohbacher & Kathleen Tackett

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breastfeeding recommendations and resources

http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/faq/

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Delivers breastfeeding support and provides health care referrals for low-income families

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/about-wic

U.S. Food and Drug Administration  

Consist of information on buying and renting breast pumps & breast pump safety

http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealthandConsumer/ConsumerProducts/BreastPumps/ucm061952.htm

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 

Provides information on breast pump insurance coverage

http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts-and-features/fact-sheets/breast-pumps-and-insurance-coverage-what-you-need-to-know/

Maternal and Child Health

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

An app to track your pregnancy and to receive parenting new and health information 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pregnancy-tracker-fromwhattoexpect/id289560144?mt=8

Text4Baby

A free app that offers health and safety tips for mothers who are pregnant and those who have children under 1 year of age

https://www.text4baby.org/

New Moms Need

March of Dimes blog for mom and moms to be

http://newsmomsneed.marchofdimes.org/

Fit Pregnancy and Baby

Website containing information on baby’s growth in utero, nutrition and exercise information for pregnant moms, and a host of other topics

http://www.fitpregnancy.com/

Alpha Mom

A resource site that includes information on pregnancy, parenting, and an array of other topics

http://alphamom.com/category/pregnancy/

Postpartum Support V.A.

Provides support to mothers experiencing perinatal mood & anxiety disorders

http://www.postpartumva.org/

The Infant Risk Center

Contains information on drugs/supplements and lactation

http://www.infantrisk.com/

Breastfeeding Laws

Breastfeeding Law – DC

Breastfeeding laws specific for women living in DC

http://breastfeedinglaw.com/state-laws/district-of-columbia/

Breastfeeding Law – MD

Breastfeeding laws specific for women living in MD

http://breastfeedinglaw.com/state-laws/maryland/

Breastfeeding Law – VA

Breastfeeding laws specific for women living in VA

http://breastfeedinglaw.com/state-laws/virginia/

United States Breastfeeding Committee

Breastfeeding workplace law

http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/workplace-law

Women’s Health

Information on supporting laws and policies for breastfeeding moms

https://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/employer-solutions/index.html

 

Babywearing

Baby International Inc. 

Non-profit organization promoting Babywearing through education

http://babywearinginternational.org/

Ask Dr. Sears

Provides information on breastfeeding legislation, advocacy, and education

http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/health-concerns/fussy-baby/baby-wearing/benefits-babywearing

Fathers and Partners

Baby Center 

Fatherhood tips and information about pregnancy and childbirth

http://www.babycenter.com/expectant-dads

Great Dad
Provides fathers with information regarding pregnancy, paternity leave, and other topics related to pregnancy and children

https://www.greatdad.com/

 

BellyBelly

Gives partners advice on ways to support breastfeeding moms

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/breastfeeding/ways-partners-can-provide-breastfeeding-support/

New Dad – Pregnancy for Dads
An app that provides tips and  tracks  your partners pregnancy; includes

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.morerice4u.newdad

Solid Foods

Baby-Lead Weaning: The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods and Helping Your Baby to Grow Up a Happy and Confident Eater

A guide to help you, help your baby, to transition to solid foods

Authors: Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett

La Leche League International 

Facts on how to start solid foods and which foods are the best

http://www.llli.org/faq/firstfoods.html

Wholesome Baby Food 

Tips and a month by month chart of introducing solid food

http://wholesomebabyfood.momtastic.com/solids.htm

Wholesome Baby Food 

Information on when and how to introduce solid foods

http://www.babycenter.com/0_introducing-solids_113.bc

Sleep

The No-Cry Sleep Solution

A book providing ideas to help babies sleep

Author: Elizabeth Pantley

Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family

A guide on bed sharing, napping, and sleep habits

Authors: Diana West, Diane Wiesinger, Linda Smith, & Teresa Pitman

The Baby Sleep Site

Includes books, articles, and blogs about baby sleep topics

https://www.babysleepsite.com/free-resources/

SleepHero

An app that provides soothing sounds to help your baby sleep

http://sleepheroapp.com/

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