Link Love: Breastfeeding Awareness

August, in addition to being an important time for my family, is also the US National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and this first week (August 1-7) is World Breastfeeding Week. Naturally, as an aspiring IBCLC, I’m stoked! I’ll be posting about breastfeeding throughout the month. To kick off, here is some link love for, by, and about breastfeeding parents and babies:

Kellymom has been an incredible resource for me throughout my breastfeeding relationship with my daughter. There is a treasure of information regarding breastfeeding and how to maintain a healthy nursing relationship with your child. Every concern I ever had about nursing was answered in some way on Kellymom.com.

Ameda is holding a video contest for breastfeeding moms. Each video entry earns a donation of $5 to the Human Milk Banking Association of America and an entry to win a $2500 nursery makeover. Each tweet or comment entry earns a donation of $1. You can apparently enter once every day for the length of the contest, which runs until September 15th.

Get involved! Check to see if there are any Breastfeeding Awareness events going on in your state.

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