Resources

Online Resources:

LLL International, & LLL USA provide answers and information about many common questions regarding breastfeeding and related topics.

Global Health Media Videos has videos that address common breastfeeding concerns (in many languages)

Kelly Mom is a vast document repository for all things breastfeeding and human milk feeding.

The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals and information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing child.

Infant Risk Center is the world's leading research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation.

Local Montgomery County, MD Resources Listing; Birthing, breastfeeding and parenting resources from The Birthing Circle.

Common Questions & Answers:

How can I become a La Leche League leader?

How can I donate milk? Or where can I find donor milk?

Are LLL Leaders Lactation Consultants?

What is chestfeeding?

I'm an expectant non-birthing parent (adoption/surrogacy/co-nursing), and am interested in inducing lactation.

Know Your Rights

Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia have all passed laws protecting the rights of breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Find out more about your State Breastfeeding Laws & local laws or read about the provisions afforded breastfeeding women by the Affordable Care Act .