Resources

services  Portland lactation consulting.

Local Phone and Group Support

La Leche League of Oregon – Mother to mother phone support and support groups throughout the Portland Metro area.

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon – Peer counselor phone support including back-to-work coaching.

Baby Blues Connection -Peer counselor phone support, support groups and resources for families experiencing

prenatal or postpartum depression.

Hospitals

Many hospitals have new parent and breastfeeding support groups.

General Breastfeeding

KellyMom – Evidence based breastfeeding and parenting research and information.

La Leche League –  Mother to mother support and breastfeeding information.

Making More Milk – Web site (and book) with information and resources for women experiencing low milk supply.

MOBI (Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues) – Web site with resources and online support group for women facing and overcoming breastfeeding challenges including low milk supply.

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – Clinical protocols related to breastfeeding and infant health issues.

Great resource to share with care providers.

Videos

Breastfeeding Inc. –  Video clips showing latching, swallowing, etc.

Amdea – Video showing how a latch works

Stanford School of Medicine video clips including latch, hand expression and hands-
on-pumping

Breastmilk Pumping, Storage and Handling

KellyMom – breastmilk pumping storage and handling information –

Donating Milk

Northwest Mothers Milk Bank (NWMMB)

Human Milk Banking Association of North American (HMBANA)

MilkShare – information about mother-to-mother milk sharing

 

Disclaimer: All material on this website is provided for educational purposes only. While every effort has been made to present accurate and up-to-date information it is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. If you have questions or concerns about your health or the health of your child, please consult with your health care provider.