Health Information Resources for Breastfeeding

Recommended Books

Breastfeeding DVDs

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

 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

Books on women’s health

 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.
  • 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, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Community Novel Project leader, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.