UMass Breastmilk Lab

Resources for breastfeeding issues and for milk donation

Information on problems with breastfeeding and breast health

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Breast health site of Dr Katrina Mitchell
Breast health site of our project collaborator, Dr. Katrina Mitchell
breast feeding support from IBCLC
Breast Feeding Support pages from International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC)

National and regional milk donation resources

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Milk donation association
Human Milk Bank Association of North America
North American HMBNA affiliates
Member milk-banks of the Human Milk Banks Association of North America (click the image to reach their clickable map)
            Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast

Comprehensive and general resources on breastfeeding

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Log for la leche league breast feeding recourse
La Leche League, an international organization promoting breastfeeding
An informational website developed by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Office on womens health breast feeding resources
Breastfeeding resources from the Office of women’s health (US Govt), ‘phone access also available at 1-800-994-9662 9 am-6 p.m. ET, Monday -Friday

Drugs (medications, pharmaceuticals), breastmilk and breastfeeding

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link for site with info on drugs in breastmilk
LactMed, A resource from the NIH (US govt) on drugs. The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.
Mother to baby Rx drug info for breastfeeding moms
MotherToBaby is a non-profit service providing information about drugs & medications in pregnancy and breastmilk

Breastfeeding help in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts

Pioneer Valley Breastfeeding Task Force – Breastfeeding help page La Leche League of Massachusetts WIC offices in Western Massachusetts Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition – help by zip code Mothers’ Milk Bank NorthEast  
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