WEBSITES & VIDEOS
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.
Global health media breastfeeding videos
Two series of 10 minute educational videos. One series for mothers and another series for breastfeeding support people.
A free downloadable and printable breastfeeding book available in 16 languages.
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 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).
Breastfeeding: Guidelines for Consultants
Info chart with information about breastfeeding in the early days after birth including feeding frequency, tummy size, and output (updated 2020).
Page updated November 5, 2020