Preparing to Breastfeed

Congratulations on your pregnancy! This is an exciting time, and as you plan and prepare for the birth of your child, now is also the time to start preparing for breastfeeding.

The Truth Behind Common Breastfeeding Myths by Fleur Bickford

10 Tips for Getting Breastfeeding off to a Good Start by Fleur Bickford

The Normal Newborn and Why Breastmilk is Not Just Food by Dr. Jenny Thomas

8 Tips That Helped Me Succeed With Breastfeeding by Dagmar Bleasdale

Why Breastfeeding Help Should be Hands Off by Fleur Bickford

Ten Valuable Tips for Successful Breastfeeding from the Public Health Agency of Canada

The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact by Dr. Jack Newman

How Does Milk Production Work from Kellymom

Baby’s Second Night by Jan Barger

Baby Science – The First 72 Hours by Dr. Jane Heinig

Why Do So Many Breastfeeding Mothers Supplement With Formula? by Nancy Mohrbacher

Breastfeeding – Starting Out Right by Dr. Jack Newman


Recommended Books:

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (8th Edition) by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West and Teresa Pitman

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

Dr. Jen’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Dr. Jennifer Thomas

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman

The Breastfeeding Book by Martha Sears and William Sears