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Family Planning (Birth Control, Contraception)
         La Leche League International: Update on Family Planning


    24 Hour Cribside Assistance: 
    Breastfeeding Dads
    Fathers Can Support breastfeeding 
    La Leche League International – Fathers and Breastfeeding 
    Texas WIC Class for Prospective Fathers - Men and Breastfeeding 
    Information for partners (Australia) 
    What can Dad Do? (English)  ¿Qué puede hacer papá? (Spanish
    World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA): Men’s Initiative     

    Breastfeeding Blog for Dads by a Dad  
        Babywearing – Dad’s perspective 
        5 Reasons Dads love Breastfeeding  
        Discovering Baby-Led Feeding 
        Breastfed Baby on Board – flying with a baby 

   What can fathers do with their babies?  Exercise!

    Fathers handout from Texas WIC: Just for Dad

Breastfeeding: What's a Dad Supposed to Do?(2008) 14 Min – 
               Eagle Video Production, Inc. 

Formula Preparation

        Guidelines for the safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula 

Frenulum pictures and assessment: (also see "Tongue Tie") 
    Brian Palmer DDS:         
        Tongue Tie:
Morphogenesis, Impact, Assessment and Treatment

Assessment of posterior tongue tie
            Glove demonstration of the frenotomy
            Tongue tie release

Frequency of Breastfeeding
Volume and Frequency of Breastfeedings and Fat Content of Breast Milk Throughout the Day 
            Pediatrics Vol. 117 No. 3 March 1, 2006 pp. e387 -e395 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-1417) 
      See American Academy of Pediatrics Section on  Breastfeeding: 
      See Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocols: 

Galactogogues :

     Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol (2011):  
        Use of Galactogogues in Initiating or Augmenting the Rate of Maternal Milk Secretion 

     Examples of non-prescription Galatogogues (mom should still discuss with Health Care Provider):
     Food as Galactogogues:
            New Beginnings - La Leche League International: Boost Your Milk With Fruit  
            Traditional foods vary among different countries. 
     (Also see "LowDog, Dr. Tieraona: The Use of Botanicals During Pregnancy and Lactation")

Gastric Bypass Surgery
    Update to the Breastfeeding Answer Book:       
    Patient handout on Gastric Bypass Surgery

    Clinical Lactation Journal Article: Breastfeeding after Weight Loss Surgery


         Just for Grandparents  (English) (Spanish)
 Grandmother's Tea:
                Full activity plan to provide grandmothers a fun way to learn why and how to help 
                        their grandbabies' mother breastfeed.

Gromada,Karen : Twins information


Haberman Feeder: to be used for babies with difficulty feeding - cleft palate, low tone, etc.

Hale, Thomas PhD  -
Medications and Mothers’ Milk

Infant Risk Center: 

Hale Publishing:

Hand Expression
     Stanford Medical Center Videos
        Hand Expression for preemies 

        Maximizing milk production with hands on pumping pumping production
     Hand expression (UK):

Jane Morton Resources:  
Hand Expression:  
Hands on Pumping:  
    Bilingual materials (English-Spanish): 
Hands On Pumping  
Hand Expression

California Department of Public Health:         

California WIC:         
            Guide to Breastfeeding: (
English) (Spanish)
   Common Sense Breastfeeding:
    Lactation Education Resources:  

    Philadelphia handouts: 
                My Breastfeeding Plan and other handouts in many languages

     Solano County Handouts:    
            Word documents are large, may take 2 minutes to download - but you can edit them.  
            PDF documents are quicker to download, but you cannot edit them.

    • Breastfed Babies Grow at Their Own Pace - English (Word)   (PDF)  Spanish (Word)  (PDF)
    • Breastfeeding REDUCES Stress - English (Word) (PDF)  Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Breastfed Babies Travel Easily - (English) (Word) (PDF)     Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Doctor's Day 4-Fold Card - Word
    • Father's Day Card - (English) (Word) (PDF)     Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Gift Boxes - English (Word)  (PDF)   Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Look At Your Baby: Breastfeeding is More Than Eating
      (English) (Word) (PDF)  Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Moving and Eating - English (Word)  (PDF)  Spanish (Word)  (PDF)
    • Thanksgiving Day Card - (English) (Word) (PDF)     Spanish (Word) (PDF)
    • Valentine's Day Card - (English) (Word) (PDF)     Spanish (Word) (PDF)               
    Texas Department of Public Health: English      Spanish  

    US Department of Health: 
    English    African American      Spanish

        Womanly Art of Breastfeeding Tear Sheet Toolkit

Health-e Learning (Internet lactation education)

Health Care Provider's Pocket Guide (New York):

Healthy People 2020 
Breastfeeding Objectives

Hepatitis B and C and Breastfeeding
        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:    

: (Also see "Galactagogues")

        Dr. Tieraona LowDog:

        Mechell Turner;


        Galactic Herbal: 

Homeopathic Physician & IBCLC

     Birth and Beyond Califordian Hospital Breastfeeding Quality Improvement Project:
         Presentations for: 1) Hospital administrators, 2) Quality Improvement, 3) Staff training

       Hospital Administrator Training: (to meet the requirements of SB22) 

   Hospital Policies 
     California Model Hospital Policy #1: Hospitals should promote and support breastfeeding.
      Baby Friendly Hospital Policy #1:
            Have a written breastfeeding policy that is routinely communicated to all health care staff
      Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Sample Hospital Policy (2010):

       American Academy of Pediatrics Sample Hospital Policy:

Hospital Infant Feeding Act:
California Health & Safety Code §123366
    Resources and information to meet the requirements: (go to CA Dept. of Public Health Webpage)
Human Milk Banking Association of North America

                                            Hathor the CowGoddess

Humor, Health & Hugs.   Carol Schlef, RNC, MSW, IBCLC, LCCE 

Hypotonia: Babies with low tone who may have difficulty with breastfeeding
        Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol #16 
Breastfeeding the Hypotonic Infant


Illness – CDC Recommendations related to Breastfeeding and Illness: 

        (Also see  "Medications" in this Index)

    Dr. Hale: Taking Cold Medicines while Breastfeeding:

Induced Lactation (See "Adoption" and "Relactation")
        Four Friends (Adoptive Breastfeeding Website):       

Infant feeding in Emergencies

Infant Feeding Policy for Hospitals
    Resources and information to meet the requirements of the 
    California Health & Safety Code §123366 (
Hospital Infant Feeding Act)
Infant Risk Center (Hale) :

Insufficient Glandular Tissue
      Supporting mothers with mammary hypoplasia: 
International Baby Food Action Network

International Code of Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (UK Resources)

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
    Lactation Matters (ILCA Blog):  

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

Inverted Nipples - See "Nipples, Inverted" 


Phototherapy to Prevent Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation
   Bilitool according to AAP Guidelines:

The Joint Commission Urges Mothers to "
Speak Up" in hospitals – posters and handouts in English and Spanish
        The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations [hospitals] 
            and programs in the United States:


Breastfeeeding Medicine (Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine)

    International Breastfeeding Journal:

    Journal of Clinical Lactation         
        Free access

    Journal of Human Lactation
        Free access to ILCA members through: 

    Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

    The Journal of Pediatrics  (from Mosby)


Kangaroo Mother Care

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett:

Katherine Dettwyler, PhD   Thoughts on Breastfeeding

Kelly Mom:



LactAid at-breast supplementor:

Lactation Matters (ILCA Blog):  

Laid Back Breastfeeding (also see
Biological Nurturing)
    La Leche League International Handout 

LaLeche League International (LLLI)

LLL Northern CA & HI;

Lactation Accommodation Law: (also see "Working Mothers" and "students") 
         California Labor Code Section 1030-1033           
         Minimum requirements in California          
            Filing a complaint with the California with the Department of Industrial Relations 
Federal and other states:                            
             Federal Lactation Accommodation Law
            State by State Lactation Accommodation Laws
California Education Code Related to
             Lactation Accommodation in California Public Schools
               (Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 690, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2016.)
            Facts About Lactation Accommodation in California Public Schools
Lactnet Archives          
            To subscribe: send an email to
LACTNET@COMMUNITY.LSOFT.COM        Place “subscribe Lactnet” in the subject line
Lactivist, Lactation Activist –
Late Preterm Infant Feeding guidelines - UCSD
Laws Related to Breastfeeding 
         California Laws related to breastfeeding    California Women's Law Center
         Breastfeeding Works          
         California Work and Family Coalition: breastfeeding
    Federal Law related to breastfeeding:
Workplace Support Laws List of state-by-state laws impacting lactating employees. 
        US Breastfeeding Committee - Legislation and Policy  
        National Conference of State Legislatures -
Breastfeeding Laws
        Six Key Laws For Parents: (English) (Spanish)
ove, Susan MD (Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation)  (search breast-feeding)
LowDog, Dr. Tiranna : 
  The use of Botanicals During Pregnancy and Lactation
Low Milk supply:
     See "Insufficient Glandular Tissue"
     Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Connection to Insufficient Milk Supply?
     Delayed Lactogenesis II Secondary to Gestational Ovarian Theca Lutein Cysts   
        J Hum Lact 2002; 18:3 264-268 
    Counseling mothers with low milk supply: 
    The Risk of Invalidating the mom who says she has no breast milk         
     See "Herbs" and "Galactogogues"
California                      California              

M&B-A : (herbal galactogogue) March of Dimes: Breastfeeding: 
    March of Dimes Spanish:

     Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocol 4:
       Mastitis (revised 2014)
    American Family Physician: 
       Management of Mastitis in Breastfeeding Women


California Department of Public Health: Medications and Breastfeeding Handout on “Medications and Breastfeeding”