Getting Started with Breastfeeding

We strongly endorse breast milk as the optimal nutrition for newborns. We also know that, while breastfeeding is natural, it is not always easy, and that each family has unique circumstances. You and your baby are learning together!

Breastfeeding Resources


The American Academy of Pediatrics' “New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding


Websites and Media  

  • Droplet, how-to videos on preventing breastfeeding problems (English)
  • Droplet, videos instructivos sobre la prevención de problemas de lactancia materna (Spanish)
  • U.S. Office on Women's Health breastfeeding facts and resources
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine LactMed,  information on drugs and breastfeeding