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2013 Breastfeeding Report Card - The Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention (CDC) has released the 2013 Breastfeeding Report Card, which is a compilation of data and information identified in a state-by-state format.

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - Information from a worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation.

The American College of Nurse-Midwives - The official site of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). It is the oldest women's health care organization in the U.S. ACNM provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress.

The American Dietetic Association - The official website for the American Dietetic Association. Contains information on nutrition, healthy eating tips, a listing of Registered Dietitians, and other resources.

Baby Goo Roo - This website offers support, educational material, and professional resources for moms, families, as well as breastfeeding professionals.

Breastfeeding.com - A vast amount of information and resources on breastfeeding advocacy, including clothing, pictures, video clips, humor, and articles.

Breastfeeding Online - This is a website managed by Cindy Curtis. The goal is to help empower women to choose to breastfeed and to educate society at large about the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. Topics on the site include medications and used pumps.

Breastfeeding: First Step to Good Health - Activities and teaching tools for breastfeeding education are located in the curriculum. It is intended to help students develop a well informed attitude toward breastfeeding while studying other content areas.

The Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles - The official site of the task force includes sources of information for breastfeeding promotion and support. The Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of infants and families through education, outreach, and advocacy to promote and support breastfeeding.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) - The site provides recipes, resources and information on preparing meals and food safety for child care providers in the CACFP program. Information on breastfeeding and child care is also available.

It's Only Natural - DHHS created It's Only Natural to offer African American moms the knowledge, help, and support they need to breastfeed. This campaign is uniquely positioned to provide materials that reflect the experience of African American moms.

KellyMom.com - Resources and information for parents and lactation consultants of all levels.

La Leche League - The official website of La Leche League (LLL) includes breastfeeding information, peer counseling, chat rooms, etc. LLL is an organization that offers information and encouragement primarily through personal help to those women who want to breastfeed their babies.

The Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition - The Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC) arose out of a need for a statewide coalition to coordinate the efforts of many diverse breastfeeding advocacy groups in the Commonwealth.

"My Plate for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding" - An interactive website for pregnant moms and breastfeeding women, featuring a pyramid plan section that moms can go to for an individual nutrition plan.

The National Women's Health Information Center - The National Women's Health Information Center of the US Department of Health and Human Services was created to provide FREE, reliable health information for women everywhere. It is a resource for information in areas like heart disease, disabilities and pregnancy. The site has an up-to-date section on breastfeeding.

NYS DOH - Health and Communities - The New York State Department of Health’s website is a source of information regarding a variety of issues which affect the health of families and communities. Topics include HIV, obesity (Activ8kids), and pregnancy.

NYS DOH - Information on the Child and Adult Care Food Program - Day care centers and homes who participate in CACFP support breastfeeding mothers. This site provides information about the program and how to participate.

Texas WIC - Information for parents from the Texas WIC program.

UNICEF - The official site for UNICEF. Its goal is to protect, promote and support optimal infant and young child feeding. Information can be found on the International Code of Marketing of Breast milk Substitutes, the Baby Friendly Initiatives, and the Innocenti Declaration.

UNICEF United Kingdom Baby Friendly Initiative - This site contains pamphlets in several languages, as well as a section for parents on feeding and caring for babies.

The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) - The USBC is a collaborative partnership of organizations. The mission of the committee is to protect, promote and support breastfeeding in the U.S. The USBC exists to assure the rightful place of breastfeeding in society. The site includes position and issues papers such as Breastfeeding and Childcare and Workplace Breastfeeding Support.

The United States Department of Agriculture - The official site for the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services. Within the site is information regarding WIC.

WIC Works - This website is designed for professionals in the WIC program. Resources are available on the site, interactive sessions to practice counseling skills, state developed materials are shared on the site. Information on Loving Support, Best Start Social Marketing Inc and Breastfeeding promotion can be found here. WIC Works contains resources from State Agencies and information on breastfeeding initiative.