Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
La Leche League International: “How to Get Your Milk Supply Off to a Good Start,” “Maternal Nutrition during Breastfeeding,” “Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?” “I’m pumping milk to feed my baby, but my supply is going down. What can I do?”
Lawrence, R. Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession.
U.S. Department of Agriculture WIC Program: “Breastfeeding Challenges and Solutions.”
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada: “Medications and Drugs While Breastfeeding.”
Newton-Wellesley Hospital: "Lactation/Breastfeeding Services: Frequently Asked Questions."
Mennella, J. Pediatric Research, December 1993.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Breast-feeding Basics for Healthy Babies."
FDA: "Using a Breast Pump."
Office of Women's Health: "Breastfeeding."
U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Tips for Breastfeeding Moms."
Office of Women's Health: "Breastfeeding: Making Breast Milk."
Office of Women's Health: "Breastfeeding and Everyday Life."
Reviewed by Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH on October 02, 2016
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
View our slideshows to learn more about your health.