Breastfeeding A to ZNutrition During Pregnancy


See Resources below for:  Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Your Baby & Medications in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Pregnancy  American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology Patient Information  American Pregnancy Association weekly newsletter during pregnancy

Managing Morning Sickness: A Survival Guide for Pregnancy Women  by Miriam Erick, MS, RD,


Finding a Lactation consultant:  or call 888-452-2478

La Leche League International has local support groups.  Check for one in your area at  At top left side of the home page, type in your country in the search box “how to find local support” and you’ll be able to narrow your search from there.  Dr. Jack Newman breastfeeding videos and other breastfeeding information, based in Canada

Mother’s Support Groups may be found through your area hospital, local churches or other community organizations.  Ask other mothers for recommendations, check your local library or online for something in your area.  It is important to connect with other mother’s, not just online–it helps you know you are NOT alone in this, nor is your baby’s issue the first baby to have this happen to.


If you are interested in reading about your baby’s growth and development an informative resource is

Child of Mine: Feeding With Love And Good Sense, by Ellyn Satter, RD, MSW, Excellent resource for feeding your child from Birth-5 years old.

or more recent Kindle version: Feeding With Love And Good Sense: The First 2 Years, by Ellyn Satter, RD, MSW

Medication Use Pregnancy & Breastfeeding  Dr. Thomas Hale at Texas Tech University Health Science Center runs the InfantRisk Center.  The Center gives up-to-date, evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Medications & Mothers’ Milk by Thomas Hale, RPh, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University.  This maybe something your physician or pharmacist has to refer to.  The 16th edition is the most recent.