Perinatal Resources

This is an ever evolving list of resources. Please note that resources on this list are to inform; it should not to be used to diagnose or treat conditions. Please collaborate with your Healthcare Provider and Lactation Consultant if you have concerns.

Lactation Resources

 Local Support

Books

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, LLL
  • Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk, West & Marasco
  • Mother Multiples, Gromada
  • Adventures in Tandem Nursing, Flower
  • Mothering Your Nursing Toddler, Bumgarner
  • Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby,Gotsch
  • Breastfeeding and Diseases, Buescher, Hatcher
  • Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby and Relactation, by Elizabeth Horman

Magazine Breastfeeding Today

Handouts and Resources, General

Allergies/ Intolerance
http://www.bfmed.org/Media/Files/Protocols/Protocol24_English_120211.pdf

Breastpumps and Pumping (Also See Hand Expression)

Breast Reduction and Augmentation

Candida, See Thrush

Cleft Palate

Colic
Dr. Newman

Complementary/ Supplemental Feedings

Contraception and Breastfeeding
http://www.bfmed.org/Media/Files/Protocols/Contraception%20During%20Breastfeeding.pdf

Dieting While Nursing
Research on Calorie Restriction and Breastfeeding
Kelly Mom, Tips on Weight Loss During Lactation

Engorgement

Growth and Weight Gain

Hand Expression
Video: Håndmelking
Video: Marmet Hand Expression Technique
Video: Hand Expression, Stanford University

Hypoglycemia

Hypoplasia

Jaundice
What is Jaundice?

Laws of Public Breastfeeding

Let Down and DMER

Maintaining and Building a Milk Supply

Mastitis
What is Mastitis?, Dr. Sears
Newman, Mastitis
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol

Medication

Milk Supply, Increasing

 
Nursing Strikes/ Breast Refusal

Nutrition

Overactive Letdown

Oversupply

Plugged Ducts, Blebs, Also see Mastitis

Positioning, Nursing

Preterm Infants and Breastfeeding

Radiation, MRI, CATSCAN, Contrasts

Reflux

Relactation and Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby

Returning to Work

Reverse Pressure Softening

Storage of Milk

Suck Training

Supporting The Breastfeeding Relationship

Thrush/ Yeast

Thyroid Issues

Tongue Tie

Torticollis

Traveling with Breastmilk

Triage Tools

Twins and Multiples

Under Supply, See Milk Supply

Vasospasm/ Raynauds

Vitamin D

Weaning, Including Introducing Solids

Weight Loss, Infant Includes IV and Weight Loss Due to Edema

Weight Gain, Infant

Additional Info
Medical Dictionary
Pronunciation of Medical Terms
Medical Terms, LER
Medical Abbreviations
Pictures of Infant Interventions and Anatomy 

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum

. Websites

Books
  • The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Birth With Confidence, Lothian, Judith, and DeVries Charlotte * Included in Childbirth Class
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newbornc Simkin, Penny, Whalley, Janet, and Keppler, Ann
  • The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman through Childbirth.Simkin, Penny * Included in Childbirth Class
  • A Child Is Born,  Nilsson, Lennert
  • Ina Mae’s Guide to Childbirth. Gaskin, Ina Mae
  • The Doula Book.  Klaus, Marshall, Kennell, John, and Klaus, Phyllis 
  • Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth.  Goer, Henci
Birth Plans
Remember that this a preference sheet. Include things that are most important and refrain from including things that you can control (temperature, music, etc). Topics can include anything from sharing your fears, to who you'd like to catch your baby, should it not be your HCP. Remember to bring this sheet with you to prenatal appointments so that your Doctor or Midwife and get to know your desires. This is also a wonderful way to open dialogue and be sure that your expectations are in line with the practice you have chosen.

Relaxation Techniques- Both Guided and Scripts

Videos

  • UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders, www.womensmooddisorders.org  919-966-5217
  • UNC Support Group – Christena Raines, NP, 919-966-3115
  • Moms Supporting Moms - www.momssupportingmoms.net
  • Anxiety Treatment Center – Chapel Hill 919-962-2507, Durham 919-361-5384
  • Bipolar/Depression Support Group – Chapel Hill 919-942-8083


Food Scheduling (for friends to schedule bringing meals to family)

Books

  • Your Amazing Newborn.  Klaus and Klaus.  
  • The Baby Book: Everything you Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age 2. Sears and Sears.
  • Touchpoints, Brazelton
  • Your Baby and Child, Penelope Leach