Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

Care Plan Guidance

Growth Spurts

Alternate Feeding Methods

Kathleen Kendall Tackett

Google Scholar Profile


La Leche League International

National Institute of Health/CDC

The CDC Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions

Alternative Feeding Methods

Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care: A Guide for Essential Practice. 3rd edition. Chapters K1-K14 Breastfeeding, Care, Preventive Measures and Treatment For The Newborn. 

World Health Organization


Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Feeding in the Weeks Leading Up to Discharge

Breastmilk Substitutes Environmental Research

Carbon Footprints Due to Milk Formula

The Manufacture of Breastmilk Substitutes is Pumping Tons of CO2 into the Atmosphere

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Ella B.

My son was born with a lip and tongue time, and even after his procedure, nursing was extremely painful. I would cry and clench my fists during every feeding, staring at the timer until 20 minutes were up so I could give myself permission to unlatch my son. Feeding him was a huge burden and caused me a great deal of anxiety because of how much it hurt.

I worked with Donna during the first few months of my son's life. I went from dreading nursing, to nursing on demand thanks to her support.

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