Related Links

kidshealth.org

This is the #1 most visited website when it comes to children’s health and development.  You can look up anything from general health, to very specific questions about a variety of health topics.  There are even separate sections to browse through for parents, for kids, and for teens.

 

breastfeeding.com

This is an extremely informational website with answers to up to thousands of your breastfeeding questions that you may have.  Simple questions, videos, news stories, products, pictures and featured articles can all be found on the site.

 

La Leche League

The mission of the La Leche League is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.  Can be linked to breastfeeding resources and products, and is available in a variety of languages.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices toward the ultimate goal of improving the public’s health.  A variety of different breastfeeding topics can be explored through this website.

 

World Health Organization

Another great website to find breastfeeding resources and answers to questions on a global, rather than a national level.

 

Medline Plus

Basic definitions of a variety of health topics can be found on this website.  In addition to finding out the basic knowledge of breastfeeding, anybody looking at the website can be linked to related news stories, research, basic information, etc. about breastfeeding or any health topic they wish to investigate.

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is here to help you with breastfeeding whether you are a parent, professional, advocate for breastfeeding – or all 3!  On their website you will find a sampling of resources from the newly re-designed breastfeeding Web site.  Different resources whether they be nationally or in your own community can be found through the website.

 

Utah Breastfeeding Coalition

Information can be found on this site not only about breastfeeding but about the coalition and the different efforts that they are participating in in the state of Utah.  Success stories and local news stories can also be found on the site, along with pictures and links to other resources.  Even for those people that aren’t currently breastfeeding, there is still ways to get involved through the coalition.  If you wish to do this you should definitely check out their website.

 

Utah Department of Health

This Utah Breastfeeding resource guide provides an abundance of information about the state government’s plans here in Utah to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.  This guide is completely informational and can help others who would like to get involved.

 

Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy. Nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and help accessing health care are provided to low-income women, infants, and children through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program, popularly known as WIC.  Information about the program and about how to apply and other resources for those already involved in the program are available on the website, as well as links to other related sites specific to the state of Utah.

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