Health Information Resources for Breastfeeding

Recommended Books

Open “American Academy of Pediatrics new mother's guide …” in catalog American Academy of Pediatrics new mother's guide … Open “American Academy of Pediatrics new mother's guide …” in catalog American Academy of Pediatrics new mother's guide … Open “The breastfeeding book everything you need to know…” in catalog The breastfeeding book everything you need to know… Open “The breastfeeding book : everything you need to kn…” in catalog The breastfeeding book : everything you need to kn… Open “The womanly art of breastfeeding” in catalog The womanly art of breastfeeding Open “The womanly art of breastfeeding” in catalog The womanly art of breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding DVDs

Non-fiction DVDs are shelved with books on the same topics

Open “Better breastfeeding your guide to a healthy start” in catalog Better breastfeeding your guide to a healthy start Open “Breastfeeding comprehensive” in catalog Breastfeeding comprehensive Open “Laugh and learn about breastfeeding” in catalog Laugh and learn about breastfeeding
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 Breastfeeding Health Bag

Health Bag: Pregnancy is a kit containing these titles along with pamphlets and other information.

These library materials and more are available  in the Breastfeeding section (618.71) in the Health Information Neighborhood.

Books on infant health

Open “The baby care book : a complete guide from birth t…” in catalog The baby care book : a complete guide from birth t… Open “Complete baby and childcare” in catalog Complete baby and childcare Open “Heading home with your newborn : from birth to rea…” in catalog Heading home with your newborn : from birth to rea… Open “The wonder years : helping your baby and young chi…” in catalog The wonder years : helping your baby and young chi… Open “Your baby's first year week by week” in catalog Your baby's first year week by week
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Books on women’s health

Open “Our bodies, ourselves” in catalog Our bodies, ourselves Open “Our bodies, ourselves : pregnancy and birth” in catalog Our bodies, ourselves : pregnancy and birth
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 Local Resources

  • La Leche League of Topeka  785-256-0260
  • St. Francis Center for Infant & Child Health 785-295-5498
  • Stormont Vail Breastfeeding Clinic 785-354-5034

Online resources

Recommended search terms: breastfeeding, lactation, nursing

  • www.medlineplus.govDependable information on more than 700 health-related topics from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Healthfinder.govReliable health information selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations.
  • www.mayoclinic.com/health-informationMore than 3,300 Mayo Clinic health professionals share their expertise for your health knowledge.

 

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts & Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved Adorkable by Sarra Manning, Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucchi.