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Breastfeeding

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Printable two-page fact sheet with tips for breastfeeding moms.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Breastfeeding is best for moms and their babies for several reasons. Besides providing nourishment and helping to protect your baby against becoming sick, breastfeeding may help you lose the weight gained in pregnancy.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

The WIC Breastfeeding Support campaign is designed to connect new moms with helpful resources and support.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Check to see if you are eligible for the WIC program, which provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support and more to low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Provides tips on food safety when caring for infants and children.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. This site is designed just for you. It has advice you need to help you and your baby stay healthy.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Learn about taking care of bone health and special considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

HHS. Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Information Center

Find tips and suggestions to help you successfully breastfeed. Also in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find information about breastfeeding recommendations, common concerns, and more, including tips to overcome breastfeeding problems. Also in Spanish.

HHS. Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Information Center

This easy-to-read publication has how-to information and support to help women breastfeed.

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Some health problems can make it harder for babies to breastfeed. But breastmilk provides the healthy start your baby needs, which is even more important if your baby is premature or sick.

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Many breastfeeding moms have questions. Do you need to avoid certain foods? Will physical activity affect how much breastmilk you make? Learn the answers to these questions and more.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding. Also find information on recommendations, weaning, nutrition, and more.