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Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding can be extremely beneficial for both parent and child. Several notable health organizations encourage and provide support for breastfeeding, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [pdf], and the World Health Organization. Find more information on this topic in the links below.  

Benefits and Guidance

Breastfeeding Help Lines

  • PA WIC Breastfeeding Warm Line: 855-427-5666
  • Allegheny County Breastfeeding Help Line 412-697-2243 (8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET, M-F)
  • PA Department of Health Healthy Baby Line: 800-986-BABY or 800-986-2229
  • National Women’s Health Information Center (peer counselors): 800-994-9662

Addressing Health Concerns

It is important to seek the care of a medical professional for any health concerns, including the concerns listed below. These resources are meant to raise awareness of different health concerns related breastfeeding, not to give advice in any way.

Book Recommendations

These books were recommend by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh