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Educational Resources

For Health Care Providers

Resources for Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers play a critical support role for breastfeeding families. Learn more about how breastfeeding works, why it is important to the health of babies and their mothers, and how you can help.

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine  (ABM)

  • Protocols for breastfeeding and Professional Journal
  • Education and guidance for doctors 

Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative  (NPQIC)

  • Nebraska based projects aimed to improve maternal and infant health
  • Newsletter and education opportunities

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

  • Breastfeeding resources and education
  • Policy and Practice tools

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Breastfeeding Toolkit for Providers
  • Breastfeeding education and tools for providers and medical trainees

Really? Really. Breastfeeding. Know the facts.

  • Digital and printable graphics for breastfeeding promotion
  • Topics include Benefits, Skin to Skin promotion, and Support

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses  (AWHONN)

  • Resources for nurses for breaking down barriers
  • Webinars, evidence-based guidelines and journal articles 

Lactmed by the National Institute of Health

  • Medication safety in lactation

Infant Risk Center

  • Medication safety in lactation

Nebraska Breastfeeding at a Glance

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