Breastfeeding Resources

CHAMPS has developed this compilation of resources to support Region VIII health centers in treating and supporting patients who are breastfeeding.

Please click or scroll down for:
Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations
Practice Transformation Resources
Articles and Surveillance Data
Provider Treatment Tools
Patient Education
Helpful Links

EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)
Allergic Proctocolitis in the Exclusively Breastfed Infant
2011
Breastfeeding and Substance Use or Substance Use Disorder
Revised 2015
Breastfeeding Infants with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, or Cleft Lip and Palate
Revised 2013
Breastfeeding the Late Preterm Infant
Revision 2011
Contraception During Breastfeeding
Revised 2015
Cosleeping and Breastfeeding
Revised 2013
Galactogogues
Revised 2011
Human Milk Storage
Revised 2010
Management of Jaundice in the Breastfeeding Infant
2010
Mastitis
Revised 2014
Non-Pharmacologic Management of Procedure-Related Pain in the Breastfed Infant
2010
Persistent Pain with Breastfeeding
2016
Supplementation
Revised 2009
Use of Antidepressants in Nursing Mothers
2015

American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP Policy on Breastfeeding and Use of Human Milk
2012
Diagnosis and Prevention of Iron Deficiency
2010

American Academy of Family Physicians
Breastfeeding Policy Statement and Recommendations for Clinical Management
2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Influenza and Infant Feeding
Updated 2015
Proper Handling and Storage of Human Milk
Updated 2016
Vaccines and Human Milk
Updated 2015
Vitamin D Supplementation
Updated 2015

U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Breastfeeding: Primary Care Interventions
Updated 2016

PRACTICE TRANSFORMATION RESOURCES

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
Breastfeeding-Friendly Physicians’ Office Part 1: Optimizing care for Infants and Children
2013

United States Department of Health and Human Services
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
2011

Wellstart International
Self-Study Module for Providers
2014

ARTICLES AND SURVEILLANCE DATA

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)
Breastfeeding Report Cards
2014
Infant Feeding Practices Study II and Its Year Six Follow-up
2012
National Immunization Survey: Breastfeeding Rates among U.S. Children Born 2002-2012
2014

PROVIDER TREATMENT TOOLS

Colorado Mothers’ Milk Bank
Mother’s Milk Bank
Member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America, the Colorado Mothers Milk Bank serves most of the western United States

Infant Risk Center, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Infant Risk Center
Leading research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation, including provider hotline to address questions about over-the-counter and prescription medications

PATIENT EDUCATION

Breastfeeding USA
Breastfeeding Information
Mother-focused breastfeeding articles, book reviews, and information about local support groups, increasingly available nationwide

Infant Risk Center, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Mommymeds
Patient-focused site operated by leading research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation

La Leche League International
Breastfeeding Resources
Mother-focused answer sheets to address common breastfeeding concerns, podcasts, and information about local support groups available nationwide

Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS)
MotherToBaby
Service available in English and Spanish for mothers to text questions regarding safety of medications and consumer products

United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health
Breastfeeding Resources
Breastfeeding fact sheets on common challenges as well as publications available in English and Spanish

HELPFUL LINKS

American Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)
International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) State Breastfeeding Coordinators