Breastfeeding

This page provides an extended list of resources for breastfeeding in terms of articles, videos, books, services, and advocacy groups. The links for articles and videos will take you to websites where you can view the content. And the book links will transport you to websites where you can learn more and purchase them. The service and advocacy links lead to organization websites where you can explore the groups in depth and request services.

 
 
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Articles and Video

Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen. “How Cultures Protect the New Mother.” Women's Health Today, 28 May 2018.

J Perinatol. “Role of human milk in extremely low birth weight infants’ risk of necrotizing enterocolitis or death.” 2009 Jan;29(1):57-62. doi: 10.1038/jp.2008.117. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Public Health Nutr. “Relationship of exclusive breast-feeding to infections and growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected women.” 2011 Jul;14(7):1251-8. doi: 10.1017/S136898001000306X. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

Greenlee, Cynthia. “Native Women 'Hack' Traditional Dress for Easier Breastfeeding.” Rewire.News, Rewire.News, 30 Mar. 2018, rewire.news/article/2018/03/30/native-women-hack-traditional-dress-breastfeeding/.

Dieterich, Christine M et al. “Breastfeeding and health outcomes for the mother-infant dyad” Pediatric clinics of North America vol. 60,1 (2012): 31-48.

These articles are related to the postpartum experience. We welcome your literature search efforts. Please add to this list through our CONTACT PAGE.

 
 
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Services and Advocacy

Advocacy

Peer Organizations

Professional organizations

Research

Local Bay Area Services

Specific Group Support

  • Transgender and Non-Binary Parents

  • Latinx Families

  • Families of Color

  • Military

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