Resources and Links

Local Resources

All of the hospitals have lactation consultants that will visit you in your hospital room after your babies are born. Take this opportunity to ask questions and get support while you are at the hospital.

After you and the babies are released from the hospital, you can get additional support from the following places:

Online Resources

General Breastfeeding Websites

Kellymom Breastfeeding & Parenting
This website provides researched-based information and advice related to breastfeeding. It has a great search engine that will help you quickly find information and articles on a variety of topics.

Mother-2-Mother
Information about breastfeeding and pumping, including how dad can be involved and support breastfeeding.

Ask Dr. Sears
A variety of information on topics ranging from the benefits of breastfeeding, dealing with problems, working while breastfeeding, breastfeeding twins, and taking medications while breastfeeding.

Fresno County Breastfeeding Resource Directory 2004
This publication by the Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force has information and resources to help nursing mother’s in our area.

 

Breastfeeding Twins Websites

Breastfeeding More Than One
Information about breastfeeding twins and links to more resources.

Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets
Information about preparing for a multiple birth and taking steps to facilitate breastfeeding early on. Includes some pictures for nursing positions with twins.

Karen Kerkhoff Gromada Photos
Pictures of twins who are being nursing together. This website also has additional information about breastfeeding twins.

La Leche League Information about Breastfeeding Twins
Information about getting support, starting to breastfeed twins and tips for life with twins.

Nursing Positions for Twins
Diagrams and pictures showing how you can breastfeed twins at the same time.

 

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