General Resources

We welcome all resources! Please visit the Contact Us subpage if you have any suggestions for us to share. 

Thank you! 

The BFREE Team

(Breastfeeding Resiliency, Engagement, and Empowerment)

Cohen Children's Medical Center

Community Resource Lists

 
Southampton
Extensive Resource Sheet 
 
 
 

Online Resources

Helpful Tips

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Why Breastfeed?​​

Common Breastfeeding Problems

  • Mastitis (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Length & Frequency of Feedings

Hand Expressing Breast Milk

Diet & Medications

  • LactMed (NIH US National Library of Medicine)

This NIH database contains information on medications and other chemicals that breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, possible adverse effects in the nursing infant, and suggested therapeutic alternatives, where appropriate. ​

Storing Breast Milk

For Families

La Fiesta LI 98.5 Radio Show Interviews 

In partnership with La Fiesta LI 98.5, our team has been able to conduct radio shows on a variety of topics ranging from breastfeeding basics to misconceptions about breastfeeding, with bilingual experts, community members, and show hosts! We are grateful to La Fiesta LI 98.5, our experts, and community members for their partnership and support! Please check out the links below for full recorded interviews. 

Other Resources

Breastfeeding Partners -- www.breastfeedingpartners.org

Designed specifically for breastfeeding peer counselors, this website has the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Many of the available resources would be helpful in educating breastfeeding mothers. 

Feeding Your Baby -- https://feedingyourbaby.org

Feeding Your Baby is a website for new mothers to learn about infant nutrition. This useful information and nutrition advice will help mothers get the most out of feeding their babies. Mothers can download reports about their feeding practices and give this report to their doctors, nurses or breastfeeding specialists who will be able to address questions and challenges.

Kelly Mom -- www.kellymom.com

Kelly Mom was developed by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting. This website provides a community with helpful and encouraging resources. 

La Leche League -- www.llli.org

La Leche League is dedicated to helping mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. The organization promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important aspect of healthy development for both baby and mother.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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