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Inspiring Volunteers!

Breastfeeding families know this: it’s easier to accomplish your goals with support. In this season of giving, members of our Board of Directors know this too, and so they’ve put their financial support behind Breastfeeding USA and are offering to double your donation.

Special Facebook Pages

Many parents find support and encouragement on specific social media pages. In addition to the national Breastfeeding USA Facebook page, you can find support on the following groups as well. Each group is administered and moderated by accredited Breastfeeding USA Counselors with experience specific to their group.

Questions About Milk Production: When will my milk come in?

Do any of the following statements sound familiar?

“You need to rest, so you should supplement with formula.”
"Your baby has jaundice, so you should supplement with formula.”
“Your milk hasn’t come in yet, so you need to feed formula.”

Pump and Dump?

Consider this excerpt from The American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Report: “Many mothers are inappropriately advised to discontinue breastfeeding or avoid taking essential medications because of fears of adverse effects on their infants. This cautious approach may be unnecessary in many cases, because only a small proportion of medications are contraindicated in breastfeeding mothers or associated with adverse effects on their infants.”11