Breastfeeding Coalition of Palm Beach County

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Phone: 561.655.6953
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Breastfeeding Coalition of PBC
c/o The Children's Healing Institute
1803 S. Australian Ave., Suite G
W.P.B., FL 33409

Partners with
The Children's
Healing Institute

The Children's Healing Institute
Breastfeeding Basics

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Helpful Links for Families

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure a strong, positive climate of breastfeeding promotion, education and support through continued coordination of activities utilizing varied resources and a cooperative network of community individuals, organizations and agencies.

USDHHSUS Dept of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health
Frequently asked questions on breastfeeding
Breastfeeding hopes to help empower women to
choose to breastfeed and to educate society at large about the importance
and benefits of breastfeeding. This site features handouts available for
free download written by Dr. Jack Newman.
Thomas Hale, PhDThomas Hale, PhD,
clinical pharmacologist and author of “Medications and Mother’s Milk” is a world renowned expert in the field of human lactation and the use of medications. Download free pamphlets on a variety of breastfeeding topics.
Jay Gordon, MD, FAAPJay Gordon, MD, FAAP
La Leche LeagueLa Leche League International strives to help mothers worldwideto breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, andeducation, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. Do you need help with a breastfeeding question? La Leche League has many sources of breastfeeding information.
LLL WellingtonLa Leche League of Wellington is a local chapter of La Leche League International. Visit this site for information on current meetings and activities..

Breastfeeding LawBreastfeeding Law - Know your legal rights.

KellymomKellymom breastfeeding and parenting
was developed to provide evidence based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting. Free handouts are available to download andyou can participte in moderated forums..
ProMomProMom is dedicated to promoting the awareness and acceptance of breastfeeding. Visit this site’s popular “101 Reasons to Breastfeed”, discussion forums and breastfeeding information.
More Helpful Links for Families

Kangaroo mother care: a practical guide
Kangaroo mother care is a method of care of preterm infants. The method involves infants being carried, usually by the mother, with skin-to-skin contact. This guide is intended for health professionals responsible for the care of low-birth-weight and preterm infants. Designed to be adapted to local conditions, it provides guidance on how to organize services at the referral level and on what is needed to provide effective kangaroo mother care. The guide includes practical advice on when and how the kangaroo-mother-care method can best be applied.
“What every sister should know about breastfeeding!”
FDAFood and Drug Administration's Breast Pump Website
This site provides general information on breast pumps, medical devices used by a lactating woman to help extract and collect her breast milk. Link to Web Site
AmedaAmeda The first name in breast pumps for over 60 years. On this site you'll find articles that give you the ins and outs of both
breastfeeding and breast pumping including: Downloadable and printable PDFs of our popular Q&A Series, Fun and informative podcasts from our resident expert, Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, and Videos available to view online.
MedelaMedela Breastfeeding U.S. For over 25 years, it has been the commitment of Medela to provide the highest quality breastfeeding and breast pumping products available for mothers and professionals.
SkintoSkinSkin to Skin
Our aim is to promote the spread and implementation of  Skin to Skin Contact as the standard method of care for all newborn babies, both premature and full term.