Benefits of Breastfeeding

Find out the many reasons that breastfeeding is best for mom, baby, the community and even the environment!

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Substances and Breastfeeding

Alcohol:

Tobacco:

  • Baby and Me: Tobacco Free Program is an evidence based, FREE smoking cessation program created to reduce the burden of alcohol on pregnant and postpartum population.
  • The Recovery Village

Marijuana:

Transgender and Chestfeeding resources

Breastfeeding and Same Sex couple

Expecting a new baby?

Here is some information on getting ready to breastfeed that will help you get off to a good start.

Going back to work and Lactation Law resources

Did you know that you can breastfeed your baby in public, pump at your work place and more? Find out what laws protect your right to breastfeed in Nevada.

Nevada Equal Rights Commission-The NERC upholds Title VII and the Nevada Pregnant Workers Act- both which protect mom from discrimination due to pregnancy and pregnancy related (breastfeeding) conditions:
Phone: 775-823-6690

Phone: (415) 703-8276 – they may offer free legal advice.

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – Protocols for the Care of Breastfeeding Mothers

  1. Hypoglycemia
  2. Going Home / Discharge
  3. Supplementation
  4. Mastitis
  5. Peripartum BF Management
  6. Cosleeping and Breastfeeding
  7. Model Hospital Policy
  8. Human Milk Storage
  9. Galactogogues
  10. Breastfeeding the Late Pre-Term Infant
  11. Neonatal Ankylogossia
  12. NICU Graduate Going Home
  13. Contraception and Breastfeeding
  14. The Breastfeeding-Friendly Physicians’ Office Pt. 1: Optimizing Care for Infants and Children
  15. Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Breastfeeding Mother
  16. Breastfeeding the Hypnotic Infant
  17. Guidelines for Breastfeeding Infants with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, or Cleft Lip and Palate
  18. Use of Antidepressants in Nursing Mothers
  19. Breastfeeding Promotion in the Prenatal Setting
  20. Engorgement
  21. Substance Use and Breastfeeding
  22. Jaundice
  23. Non-Pharmacologic Management of Procedure-Related Pain in the Breastfeeding Infant
  24. Allergic Proctocolitis in the Exclusively Breastfed Infant
  25. Preprocedural Fasting for the Breastfed Infant
  26. Persistent Pain
  27. Breastfeeding an Infant or Young Child with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Lactation Education Resources


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