For Families

National and International Resources for Breastfeeding Support

Minnesota and Upper Midwestern Resources for Breastfeeding Families 

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Minnesota Local Coalition Resources

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Patient Education and Referral Resources

  • UNICEF. (n.d.) Breastfeeding: Mini Parenting Master Class: A lactation expert [Dr. Michele Griswold, lactation expert and former president, International Lactation Consultant Association] answers some of the most common breastfeeding questions [video – 3:00 min.].
  • Translated Breastfeeding Information
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women’s Health. Breastfeeding Fact Sheets
      • Click on plus icon to access English and Spanish versions.
  • Prenatal Education: Getting Started with Infant Care and Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Education: Information for Families

NOTE:  Many other resources are available. This is not a complete list of available resources and is not meant as an endorsement. You are welcome to copy this list. Information is subject to change.

  • Local Resources for Breastfeeding Support in Minnesota:
    • Contact your local hospital or birthing center.
    • Contact your local childbirth education center.

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