Breastfeeding Resources

Latching

Step-by-step instructions on how to latch your baby to your breast

Hand Expression

See how to use your hands to remove milk from your breast.

Hands-On Pumping

Learn about this to maximize the amount of milk you pump.

Breast Compression

Use this to help start the milk flowing in the middle of a nursing session. This is helpful for: babies that suck for just a short time and fall asleep quickly babies who gain weight slowly premature babies and those with lower birth weights .

Real Moms and Dads Talk About Breastfeeding

Hear from moms and dads, just like you, on different breastfeeding topics

Baby Paced Bottle Feeding

Learn how to hold the bottle when feeding a baby. This allows the baby to decide how much he or she needs by drinking when hungry and stopping when full

WIC Breastfeeding Support: Learn Together, Grow Together
Videos and written information from WIC Peer Counselors, WIC Breastfeeding Experts, and WIC mothers who breastfeed.

WIC Breastfeeding Support: Learn Together, Grow Together

Videos and written information from WIC Peer Counselors, WIC Breastfeeding Experts, and WIC mothers who breastfeed.

Learn

Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, how to plan for it and get ready to start

Start

Your baby is here! Read about what to expect in the first few days and find support when you need it to make breastfeeding work

Overcome

If you have a breastfeeding challenge, check here! From low milk supply to growth spurts, there are answers to help get you through

Thrive

Things are going well! Learn what’s next and how you can help other moms meet their breastfeeding goals

It's Only Natural
Learn about breastfeeding from African American mothers and professionals, about breastfeeding

Making the decision to breastfeed

Moms explain why breastfeeding was such a natural choice.

Secrets to breastfeeding success

Steps and strategies to help soon-to-be moms.

The benefits of breastfeeding

Unique ways that breastmilk can impact a child's health.

Breastfeeding 411

Resources, people, and places women can turn to for breastfeeding support and information.

What breastfeeding means to me

Moms share what's behind the one-of-a-kind bond that breastfeeding brings.

Staying healthy and eating well

Foods to eat while breastfeeding

Overcoming breastfeeding challenges

How to work through the learning challenges of breastfeeding.

Dealing with lack of family support

Moms share how they handled negative or unhelpful comments about breastfeeding

Is my baby getting enough milk?

A pediatrician answers new moms' most common questions.

Breastfeeding in one word

Moms share what breastfeeding means to them.

Uncovering breastfeeding misconceptions

Find out how moms got past the tall tales about breastfeeding commonly told in their communities.

Building a breastfeeding support network

Moms reveal how help and encouragement from others empowered them to breastfeed.

Daddy duty

Breastfeeding isn't a "moms only" gig. There are many meaningful ways dad can be there for mom and baby during nursing.

Breastfeeding as a single mom

Single moms share their stories of support.

Breastfeeding and back to work.

See how other women planned for their return to work and made arrangements with their employers.

Handling stress

Women share what helped them ease into their new role as a mom.