Useful resources – Infant feeding

Don’t Google it!

Start your searches for infant feeding answers here. You will thank me.

Websites

All of the following websites have a wealth of information / blogs online.
Most of your questions will find answers here!

If I missed out your favorite, please add it in the comments πŸ™‚

Breastfeeding.support

UK based IBCLC

Kelly Mom

America based IBCLC

Milk Meg

Australia based IBCLC

GP Infant Feeding Network

UK based GP’s !

La Leche Leauge

International breastfeeding Charity

Drugs in Breastmilk service (ABM)

General breastfeeding books
You’ve Got it in You: A Positive Guide to Breast Feeding – Emma Pickett

Breastfeeding and Medication – Wendy Jones
Why Mothers’ Medication Matters – Wendy Jones (shorter read)

The Positive Breastfeeding Book: Everything you need to feed your baby with confidence – Amy Brown 

Why Breastfeeding Matters – Charlotte Young 

Classic books
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding – La Leche League International 

Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond – 

Hilary Flower

Breastfeeding supporters / specialists

The Breastfeeding Atlas – Barbara Wilson-Clay

Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants – Catherine Watson Genna

Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition – Karen Wambach 

Milk Matters: Infant feeding & immune disorder – Maureen Minchin

Context, politics and more

The Politics of Breastfeeding: When Breasts are Bad for Business – Gabrielle Palmer
(short, hand size version)
Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matter – Gabrielle Palmer 

Breastfeeding Uncovered: Who Really Decides How We Feed Our Babies? – Amy Brown 

The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding – Kimberly Seals Allers

With Black parents in mind

The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy – Kimberly Seals Allers

The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit: How to Find and Grow Your Side Hustle in Any Economy – Kimberly Seals Allers

The Mini Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy: The Ultimate Pregnancy Guidebook for Black Women (The Mocha Manual 4)

– Kimberly Seals Allers

The Mocha Manual to Military Life: A Savvy Guide for Wives, Girlfriends, and Female Service Members – Kimberly Seals Allers

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Mothers – Jeanine Valrie Logan 


Coming soon –
I am Not your Baby Mother  – Candice Brathwaite

With Islamic parents in mind

Breastfeeding in Ramadan: A Guide for Fasting Mothers – Latonia Anthony
Coming soon –
The Practical Guide to Breastfeeding in Islam – Latonia Anthony

Adoption, relataction 

Breastfeeding Without Birthing: A Breastfeeding Guide for Mothers through Adoption, Surrogacy, and Other Special Circumstances – Alyssa Schnell
Where’s the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad – Trevor MacDonald

Sleep 

Holistic Sleep Coaching: Gentle Alternatives to Sleep Training for Health and Childcare Professionals – Lyndsey Hookway

Why Your Baby’s Sleep Matters – Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family – La Leche League International
Boobin’ All Day Boobin’ All Night: A Gentle Approach to Sleep For Breastfeeding Families – Meg Nagle IBCLC

Birth & body autonomy

The Positive Birth Book: A New Approach to Pregnancy, Birth and the Early Weeks –  Milli Hill

The Microbiome Effect: How Your Baby’s Birth Influences Their Future Health – Alex Wakeford

Period Power – Maisie Hill 

The Breast Book: A puberty guide with a difference – it’s the when, why and how of breasts – Emma Pickett 

Food Allergies
Crying Babies and Food: In the early years – Maureen Minchin

Infant Formula and Modern Epidemics: The milk hypothesis – Maureen Minchin
The Busy Parent’s Guide To Food Allergies: Everything you need to know about cow’s milk allergy and other childhood food allergies – Mrs Zoe T Williams

ALL of the Why it matters books!) 

Parenting
Why Babywearing Matters – Rosie Knowles 

How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 – Joanna Faber

No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame – Janet Lansbury

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