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Links to useful website:

LACSA is not responsible for the content of external sites. As far as we know, these organisations, groups and individuals comply with the World Health Organisation's Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions, which LACSA’s constitution upholds.

Breastfeeding info:

http://kellymom.com -  Evidence-based information on breastfeeding

www.nbci.ca - Jack Newman & Co provides consistent and evidence-based information

www.normalfed.com - Common sense breastfeeding

www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk - Source of support and information for breastfeeding women

www.llli.org - La Leche League International

www.mobimotherhood.org - Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues

www.bfar.org - Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery

http://birthandbreastfeeding.wordpress.com - Marie-Louise Steyn’s (author of “Breastfeed your Baby”) Blog

www.lactivist.com - A Warehouse of Breastfeeding Information

www.kathydettwyler.org/dettwyler.html - Thoughts on Breastfeeding by Katherine A. Dettwyler, Ph.D




www.kangaroomothercare.com - Support for parents & staff of premature babies

www.ninobirth.com - Update on the above website

Milk banks:

www.milkmatters.org - Cape Town based human milk bank

www.ithembalethu.org.za - KZN human milk bank

www.hmbasa.org.za - Non-profit organization that co-ordinates and provides guidance for human milk banking centres throughout South Africa

www.sabr.org.za  - South African Breastmilk Reserve  functions as a support structure for equipment, training and top-ups of Donated Breastmilk


www.karengromada.com - Site for parents of twins, triplets and other multiple-birth children

Adoptive Breastfeeding:

www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/who_chs_cah_98_14/en - WHO publication on Relactation

www.asklenore.info - Information resource for couples who are expanding their families via adoption, surrogacy, or traditional pregnancy as well as those who are experiencing infertility and/or recurrent miscarriage


Tongue Tie and Breastfeeding:

www.cwgenna.com - Catherine Watson Genna BS, is an IBCLC, helping moms and babies with medical challenges

www.drghaheri.com - Dr Ghaheri has a clinical interest is helping babies with breastfeeding difficulties

www.brianpalmerdds.com/bfeed_frenulums - Breastfeeding and Frenulums presentation by Brian Palmer, D.D.S

www.tongue-tie.org.uk - Association of tongue tie practitioners

www.babytonguetie.com - ENT San Diego

www.tongue-tie.com - International Affiliation of tongue tie professionals 


Medication use:

http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT - Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)

www.infantrisk.com - Evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding


Sleep issues:

www.basisonline.org.uk - Information about normal infant sleep


www.bfgateway.org - Link with resources you need to expand your knowledge on breastfeeding

http://iblce.org - Most trusted source for certifying practitioners in lactation and breastfeeding care

www.ilca.org - The International Lactation Consultant Association

www.internationalbreastfeedingjournal.com - Open access, peer-reviewed online journal

www.bfmed.org - Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

www.wellstart.org - Lactation Management Self-Start Modules

www.health-e-learning.com - Education for IBLCE lactation exam candidates, CERPs for IBCLCs, lactation education for hospitals


Initiatives in support of breastfeeding:

www.waba.org.my - World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

www.babymilkaction.org - Protecting breastfeeding - protecting babies fed on formula

www.ibfan.org - International Baby Food Action Network

https://extranet.who.int/nutrition/gina - Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA)

www.who.int - World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system


If you have a useful link to add please contact us at info@LACSA.org.za

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