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Breastfeeding and Lactation

Breast Pumps

There are benefits to moms too. You lose your baby weight faster, your risk of ovarian and breast cancer is reduced, less risk of postpartum depression and it saves time and money!

We have compiled a list of great resources for you. There are even videos that show proper technique for hand expressing milk, proper latch and various positions that facilitate breastfeeding.

Amma Parenting Center             

Bring your baby and use their scale, track your baby’s growth, and get guidance. One of their lactation consultants will be on hand to answer your breastfeeding questions. You’re welcome to use the scale whether your baby is nursing or formula feeding.

Edina: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00.

Tuition: Free!  No registration required.


Breastfeeding.com has advice and answers on everything related to breastfeeding.   They have 100’s of articles on breastfeeding related topics as well as an answer center, videos and live breastfeeding questions and answer sessions.


Breastfeedingonline.com is a reliable source for articles and advice on breastfeeding.  They have featured books and videos as well as an On-line Breastfeeding store.

La Leche League International

La Leche League International is a wealth of information on breastfeeding.  They have articles, podcasts, forums, press releases, a marketplace and much more.

La Leche League in the USA

This is a web site that represents the Groups, Leaders, and events of La Leche League in the United States of America

Getting Started with Breastfeeding

This site you have to register your email address to gain access.   It has very informative videos on Hand Expressing Milk, A Perfect Latch and Maximizing Milk Production.  In addition it has very good step by step instructions with pictures in the ABC’s of Breastfeeding.  They have further information on milk storage and medications when breastfeeding.


BabyCenter.com has many articles to help with the breastfeeding process.  They also have a Tool that is a Breastfeeding Problem Solver, a video on 10 Nursing Tips and good information on safe breastfeeding: which medications, herbs and drugs to stay away from while breastfeeding.


This site provides support and evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting.


This site aims to empower parents by ensusring they receive the most up-to-date information to assist them with their breastfeeding baby.

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One response to “Breastfeeding and Lactation

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