Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

La Leche League International

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
847- 519-7730
Email Address: 
LaLecheEmail@aol.com
Fax Number: 
847- 519-0035
Street Address: 
PO Box 4079
Addt'l Street Address: 
1400 N Meacham Rd
City: 
Schaumburg
Province: 
Ilinois
Postal/ZIP Code: 
60168-4079

Is it possible to breastfeed both an infant and a toddler? (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
Publisher: 
La Leche League International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Schaumburg, IL

Briefly discusses the benefits of tandem nursing.

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Can breastfeeding prevent illnesses? (Chinese)

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Chinese
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
La Leche League International
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Schaumburg, IL

Briefly outlines some of the protective benefits of breast milk for newborns and infants.

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International Baby Food Action Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Consists of public interest groups working around the world to reduce infant and young child morbidity and mortality. Aims to improve the health and well-being of babies and young children, their mothers and their families through the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding and optimal infant feeding practices.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 595 9819
Email Address: 
infact@ftn.net
Fax Number: 
(416) 591-9355
Street Address: 
INFACT Canada 10 Trinity Square
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G IBI

Give and take: a booklet for pregnant women about alcohol and other drugs

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Sara Raftis
Wendy Reynolds
Bronwyn Barnes
Jan Miller
Publisher: 
AWARE Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Kingston, ON

Provides information for women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant about the effects of alcohol and other drugs on pregnancy and breast-feeding.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.R34 2002
ISBN 0778527247

Alcohol, other drugs, and pregnancy

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Briefly looks at the possible effects of using alcohol, over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, street drugs, and tobacco during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0778527239

Supporting breastfeeding in child care

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English
Media Type: 
Online
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Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that quality child care includes supporting the success and continuation of breastfeeding. Explores the health benefits of breastfeeding. Discusses how to determine whether your setting is breastfeeding-friendly and how to create breastfeeding-friendly child care.

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Breast-feeding

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Health and Welfare Canada
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a historical glimpse of the breast-feeding movement in canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.N88 1988

Breast cancer, pregnancy, and breastfeeding

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Michael Helewa
Pierre Lévesque
Diane Provencher
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews evidence on whether pregnancy and breastfeeding change the lifetime risk for breast cancer in women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Towards healthy environments for children: frequently asked questions (FAQ) about breastfeeding in a contaminated environment

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
Publisher: 
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Penang, Malaysia

Addresses breastfeeding in a contaminated environment.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH PREG.T69 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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