For local professionals, please contact a Volunteer Counselor or attend a meeting. While we cannot make medical referrals, we can provide you with available physicians and specialists.

Local Resources

 

Breastfeeding Resources by County

https://www.ncbfc.org/perinatal-region-map

 

Mothers’ Milk Bank (to donate milk)

http://www.wakemed.org/mothers-milk-bank

 

Find a local Lactation Consultant directory

https://portal.ilca.org/i4a/memberDirectory/index.cfm?directory_id=19&pageID=4356

 

Locate WIC Offices for any state

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/wic-contacts

Postpartum/parenting support: 

Moms Supporting Moms 

https://safechildnc.org/moms-supporting-moms/


General Information
 

Hand Expression, Maximizing Pumping Results, and more (videos!)

http://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html

Lymphatic drainage of breast

https://eadn-wc01-5994650.nxedge.io/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Lymphaticmassagehandout2.pptx.pdf

Lactmed (resource for info on safety of meds/drugs during lactation) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK501922/

Medication Safety during Pregnancy and Lactation

http://www.infantrisk.com/

 

Trusted, evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting

http://kellymom.com/

Mental Health Support: Postpartum Support International

https://www.postpartum.net/get-help/

 

Videos

Hand Expression, Maximizing Pumping Results, and more (videos!)

http://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html

 

Flange fitting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpAnNNpRwx8

 

Latching, positioning, hunger cues:

https://youtu.be/y--syZR0u1E

 

Asymmetric latch and sandwich hold:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I-OAr7Dr48

 

Paced bottle feeding:

https://youtu.be/wumI31Oyc8k

 

Reverse pressure softening: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_RD9HNrOJ8

Community

 

Breastfeed Durham

https://breastfeeddurham.org/

Breastfeeding Support for Families of Color

https://breastfeeddurham.org/black-breastfeeding/  (many resources here)

LGBTQ+  Lactation/Human Milk Feeding Support

https://breastfeeddurham.org/lgbtq-human-milk-feeding/  (many resources here)