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Breastfeeding info: -  Evidence-based information on breastfeeding - Jack Newman & Co provides consistent and evidence-based information - Common sense breastfeeding - Source of support and information for breastfeeding women - La Leche League International - Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues - Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery Marie-Louise Steyn’s (author of “Breastfeed your Baby”) Blog - A Warehouse of Breastfeeding Information - Thoughts on Breastfeeding by Katherine A. Dettwyler, Ph.D

Premmies: - Support for parents & staff of premature babies Update on the above website

Milk banks: - Cape Town based human milk bank - KZN human milk bank - Non-profit organization that co-ordinates and provides guidance for human milk banking centres throughout South Africa  - South African Breastmilk Reserve  functions as a support structure for equipment, training and top-ups of Donated Breastmilk

Twins: - Site for parents of twins, triplets and other multiple-birth children

Adoptive Breastfeeding: - WHO publication on Relactation - 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: - Catherine Watson Genna BS, is an IBCLC, helping moms and babies with medical challenges - Dr Ghaheri has a clinical interest is helping babies with breastfeeding difficulties - Breastfeeding and Frenulums presentation by Brian Palmer, D.D.S - Association of tongue tie practitioners - ENT San Diego - International Affiliation of tongue tie professionals
Medication use: - Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) - Evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Sleep issues: - Information about normal infant sleep

Training: - Link with resources you need to expand your knowledge on breastfeeding - Most trusted source for certifying practitioners in lactation and breastfeeding care - The International Lactation Consultant Association - Open access, peer-reviewed online journal - Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - Lactation Management Self-Start Modules - Education for IBLCE lactation exam candidates, CERPs for IBCLCs, lactation education for hospitals

Initiatives in support of breastfeeding: World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action - Protecting breastfeeding - protecting babies fed on formula International Baby Food Action Network - Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA) - World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system

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