We recognize it can be hard to sift through all the online information available to find accurate, trustworthy sources for the many questions parents have.  Here are our recommendations for websites and books that address common areas of concern and questions.  Do you have a really good resource that is not listed here?  Please feel free to share it with us by calling, emailing, or posting it to our FaceBook page.

Breastfeeding in the First Weeks and Months

Stanford University has wonderful videos on latch, hand expression and pumping.

Kelly Mom- A comprehensive website with current evidenced based information. 

Jack Newman MD- A Canadian physician with good videos and articles for basic breastfeeding questions.

Whatcom County Breastfeeding Resources Guide- a consolidated list of resources here in whatcom county

Le Leche League

Recommended Reading:

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman

Sleeping with your Baby: A Parents Guide to Cosleeping - James McKenna PHD

The Happiest Baby on the Block - Harvey Karp MD

No-cry Sleep Solution- Elizabeth Pantley  

Mothering Your Nursing Toddler- Norma J. Bumgarner

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids - Dr Laura Markham

Raising your Spirited Child - Mary Sheedy Kurchinka

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles - Mary Sheedy Kurchinka

 

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