Links:

La Leche League Parenting Conference

The annual La Leche League Parenting Conferences –  A mother who has attended past conferences shares her insights about this yearly event. “I love being surrounded by a hotel full of mothers and fathers who are devoted to the concept that good parenting through breastfeeding is critically important. I have also received an outstanding education from a program featuring top speakers from southern California and the country (sometimes the world!). They share new research, insights, and techniques to keep us on the cutting edge of breastfeeding and parenting philosophy and practice.

Lact-Aid – Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Adopted Babies

Lact-Aid’s site has recently been updated with positive results. This FAQ is an EXCELLENT source of information for individuals wishing to learn more about lactation in adoptive situations. It is comprehensive and thorough in explaining the different facets of adoptive breastfeeding. Lact-Aid also offers a great breastfeeding supplementer.

Medela -“Breastfeeding Solutions from Medela Inc.”

This is a comprehensive site developed by the makers of the SNS.TM  It has helpful sections pertaining to breastfeeding and the benefits thereof. This site can locate a distributor near you so you can easily purchase the SNSTM  and/or rent hospital grade pumps and weight scales. In addition, this site has a Lactation Consultant who answers questions via email as well as some very interesting links to other breastfeeding sites.

United States Breastfeeding Committee

This document is published by the United States Breastfeeding Committee and has important information and links regarding Breastfeeding in Emergencies.  

Learning About Adoptive Nursing

This is a tutorial for adoptive breastfeeding mom’s. It’s nicely laid out in a format that share’s one woman’s personal experience with information she has found useful.   Good overview!

LLL -“Adoptive Breastfeeding”

This site presents a collection of articles written by adoptive mother’s who have breastfed their babies. These articles were previously published in NEW BEGINNINGS which is a bimonthly publication for LLL members.

PCOS and Breastfeeding – One member of the ABRW states “if it hadn’t been for the information I learned while nursing my 3 adopted dd’s I wouldn’t have been able to nurse my bio baby (#4).”   Hopefully this information will lend some insight and help those individuals dealing with PCOS.