Finding trustworthy, unbiased information online can be challenging. The following is a list of websites with reliable, research-based breastfeeding information.
Comprehensive breastfeeding information, including getting off to a good start, feeding your baby, solutions to possible concerns, expression and storage of breastmilk and returning to work or school.
Best Start resources
The Breastfeeding Matters book is a comprehensive breastfeeding book that can be downloaded FREE in 18 languages.
Breastfeeding Matters in English
Breastfeeding Matters in French
Breastfeeding Matters in Arabic
Breastfeeding Matters in Bengali
Breastfeeding Matters in Chinese (Simplified)
Breastfeeding Matters in Farsi
Breastfeeding Matters in Gujarati
Breastfeeding Matters in Hindi
Breastfeeding Matters in Korean
Breastfeeding Matters in Punjabi
Breastfeeding Matters in Russian
Breastfeeding Matters in Serbian
Breastfeeding Matters in Somali
Breastfeeding Matters in Spanish
Breastfeeding Matters in Tamil
Breastfeeding Matters in Tagalog
Breastfeeding Matters in Urdu
Breastfeeding Matters in Vietnamese
Additional fact sheets available:
Information on a wide variety of breastfeeding questions is available on this USA-based website.
La Leche League Canada blog: Supporting Breastfeeding
A new breastfeeding blog is available every Monday on a wide variety of topics. Subscribe to receive new blogs by email.
La Leche League International
Comprehensive breastfeeding information from the La Leche League International website.
Breastfeeding Inc videos
Watch videos on a variety of breastfeeding topics, including possible breastfeeding concerns.
Breastfeeding Inc information
Breastfeeding fact sheets covering a wide variety of topics.
Information about taking medication while breastfeeding and during pregnancy.
Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Surgeries
Information about breastfeeding after breast and nipple surgeries.
Baby-Friendly Initiative of Ontario
Information for organizations regarding becoming Baby-Friendly.
Breastfeeding Committee for Canada
Information about the Baby-Friendly Initiative in Canada.
- Integrated 10 Steps & WHO Code Practice Outcome Indicators for Hospitals and Community Health Services: Summary
- BFI Integrated 10 Steps Practice Outcome Indicators for Hospitals and Community Health Services
Recommendations for infant feeding from Health Canada (Government of Canada).
Best Start early breastfeeding desk reference
Info chart with information about breastfeeding in the early days after birth including feeding frequency, tummy size, and output (updated June 2017).
Page updated June 22nd, 2017