State Services & Resources

Myths and Facts about Breastfeeding 
New Jersey Right to Breastfeed in Public Law 
What Dads Can Do to Support Breastfeeding 

Ten Things Breastfeeding Moms Should Know
(Before Leaving the Hospital)

Breastfeeding & New Jersey Maternity Hospitals:
A Comparative Report
Hospitals in NJ 

Breastfeeding Services for WIC Clients 
Local WIC Agency Breastfeeding Peer Counselors 

Federal Resources

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby & Best for Mom 
Benefits of Breastfeeding/Breastfeeding Support 
Speak UP: What You Need to Know about Breastfeeding

Pumping and Storage of Breast Milk 
Guide to Breastfeeding & Working
Break Time for Nursing Mothers
(Fair Standards Labor Act)

When Breastfeeding is Not Advisable 
Using Medications while Breastfeeding    
Radiation Emergencies while Breastfeeding 

National Breastfeeding Helpline (

Community Resources

Breastfeeding Questions & Answers (La Leche League International) 
Breastfeeding During Emergencies (La Leche League International) 

La Leche League of New Jersey (Breastfeeding Support Groups)
Find a Lactation Consultant (International Lactation Consultant Association)

Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Helpline (La Leche League International)

Professional Resources

United States Breastfeeding Committee

Baby Friendly USA 
AAP-NJ Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative 
American Academy of Pediatrics Breastfeeding Initiatives 

CDC Breastfeeding Information & Resources 
Your Guide to Breastfeeding ( ePublication) 

Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed), US National Library of Medicine 
FDA Prescription Drug and Biological Product Labeling Guidlines for Pregnant
& Breastfeeding Women and Individuals of Reproductive Age

CDC Breastfeeding Data and Statistics 
CDC Vital Signs Report: Hospital Support of Breastfeeding 
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding