Online resources for finding answers to common questions and concerns
Hand Expression From Stanford Medicine, this video provides instruction on hand expression. Hands-On Pumping From Stanford Medicine, this video provides instruction in hands-on pumping in order to maximize production while pumping.
Insurance and Breastfeeding Support From the National Women's Law Center, this toolkit provides information on what is covered under the Affordable Care Act, as well as sample letters you can send to your insurance company to help obtain reimbursement.
Kellymom A helpful website that provides "evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting." You'll find information and tools on breastfeeding through all stages.
LactMed From the U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institute of Health, this database provides information on the effects of drugs and chemicals breastfeeding mothers may encounter.
Paced Bottle Feeding - Side-lying Paced Bottle Feeding - Upright These videos describe the paced bottle feeding method for breastfed babies who are also taking a bottle when away from Mom. This method allows the baby to control the flow of milk, much like breastfeeding. It also helps slow down the feed so that baby know when s/he is full. The side-lying video is aimed at preemies and NICU babies, however it is my favorite bottle feeding position for all babies.
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