Yes, you know there are 101+ reasons to breastfeed. But, its not easy – especially when you might have problems such as low milk supply, nipple confusion, thrush, poor latch, and more. But – don’t stress – help is available. There are a plethora of online resources for breastfeeding.
This article is a supplement to “Top 5 Breastfeeding Web Sites and Forums for Tips and Support.” Here are some additional online resources for breastfeeding moms.
Breastfeeding Tips and Advice Website #1: ProMom
One excellent resource for breastfeeding mothers is ProMom. ProMom strives to promote the importance of breastfeeding or “mother’s milk.” It is a nonprofit organization that is “dedicated to increasingi public awareness and public acceptance of breastfeeding.” It has help articles, a discussion forum, and even a “breastfeeding art gallery section”. It also has an archive of breastfeeding activists in the news and links to online breastfeeding shops. It is worth a visit.
Breastfeeding Tips and Advice Website #2: BabyCenter’s Breastfeeding Section
An additional online breastfeeding resource for nursing mothers is the breastfeeding section on BabyCenter. It is a small site, but can be very helpful. It lists several
Breastfeeding Tips and Advice Website #3: Adoptive Breastfeeding Website Forum
Obviously this one only pertains to adoptive breastfeeding moms. If you are planning to adopt a newborn, and would like to breastfeed, I highly recommend this site. It has been serving adoptive parents since 1997. It offers helpful information and articles on adoptive breastfeeding. Be sure to check out the message board which discusses methods to induce lactation, special needs situations and much more.
Breastfeeding Tips and Advice Website #4 :iVillage Breastfeeding / Lactation Consultant Board
Another great place for advice is ivillage’s breastfeeding message board. If you need advice on boosting your supply, breastfeeding positions, medicine and breastfeeding, or just want some encouragement, check it out.
Breastfeeding Tips and Advice Website #5: Dr. Hale’s Breastfeeding and Medications Forum
Another excellent breastfeeding resource is Dr. Hale’s Breastfeeding and Medications Forum. If you are wondering if a medicine will have be passed to your baby, check it out.
Again, for more breastfeeding sites visit Top 5 Breastfeeding Forums and Web Sites for Tips and Support..
Happy Breastfeeding and Bonding with Your Baby!