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Breastfeeding Support Services

by in Breast Feeding, Kitchen Sink, Pediatrics, Pregnancy February 21, 2008

PhotobucketPHONE NUMBERS AND SERVICES

• Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies: 1-800-322-2588 www.hmhbwa.org A non-profit organization with breastfeeding information, breast pump rental information and referrals to local lactation consultants.
• La Leche League 1-800-LA-LECHE www.lalecheleague.org
•24-hour hotline: 206-522-1336
• Evergreen Hospital Breastfeeding Center’s 24-hour help hotline: 425-899-3494

WEBSITES AND BOOKS

• Breastfeeding Fact Sheets by Seattle and King County Public Health department www.metrokc.gov/health/breastfeeding
• A Woman’s Guide to Breastfeeding by American Academy of Paediatrics www.aap.org
• Motherwear Inc. www.motherwear.com contributes free literature on breastfeeding and positive parenting.
• World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) www.elogica.com.br/waba provides information on global standards for appropriate labor/employer practices concerning breastfeeding.
• HealthShare Lactation Service, Inc.www.hsls.com
• Information for employers about implementing a breastfeeding support program:
• Mason, D. Breastfeeding and the Working Mother. 1997. St. Martin’s Press.
• Huggins, K. The Nursing Mother’s Companion. Harvard Common Press, 1995
• Lowman, K. Of Cradles and Career: A Guide to Reshaping Your Job to Include a Baby in Your Life. 1985. La Leche League International. Franklin Park, IL.

BREASTPUMP INFORMATION

• Hollister, Inc.: 1-800-323-4046 www.hollister.com
• Medela, Inc.: 1-800-835-5968 www.medela.com
• White River Concepts, Inc.: 1-800-824-6351 www.whiteriver.com

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