Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Breastfeeding Educational Resources

Websites (URLs last updated May 9, 2003)

Videos

  • Delivery Self Attachment
    Dr. Lennart Righard
    Geddes Productions
    PO BOX 41761
    Los Angeles, CA 90041-0761 USA
    phone: (323) 344-8045
    fax: (323) 257-7209
    email: orders@geddesproduction.com
  • Breastfeeding: Coping with the First Week
    Breastfeeding: Dealing with Problems

    Mark-It Television
    7 Quarry Way
    Stapleton,
    Bristol BS16 1UP, United Kingdom
    phone: (0117) 939-1117
    fax: (0117) 939-1118
    email: sales@markittelevision.co.uk
  • The Art of Successful Breastfeeding: A Guide for Health Professionals
    Dr. Verity Livingstone
    The Vancouver Breastfeeding Centre
    690 West 11th Avenue
    Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1M1
    phone: (604) 875-4678
    fax: (604) 875-5017
    email: vlivings@direct.ca
  • The Art of Breastfeeding – La Leche League
    National Office
    18C Industrial Drive
    P.O. Box 29
    Chesterville, Ontario K0C 1H0
    phone: (613) 448-1842, 1-800-665-4324
    fax: (613) 448-1845
    email: laleche@igs.net
  • Breastfeeding: How To
    Canadian Learning Company
    95 Vansittart Avenue
    Woodstock, Ontario N4S 6E3
    phone: (519) 537-2360, (800) 267-2977
    fax: (519) 537-1035
  • INFANT CUES – A Feeding Guide
    Canadian Childbirth Teaching Aids
    11716 267 Street
    Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2W 1N9
    phone: (604) 462-0457
    fax: (604) 936-4216
    email: ccta@childbirthedu.com
  • Breast is Best
    Health Info, Video Vital as
    Skovveien 33, Pb.5058
    Majorstua, 0301 Oslo, Norway
    phone: 22 55 45 88
    fax: 22 56 19 91
    email: health-info@videovital.no
  • Teen Breastfeeding: The Natural Choice
    Volume 1: Why Breastfeed?
    Volume 2: Starting Out Right!

    This video emphasizes the need for a
    healthy diet for the breastfeeding teenager.
    The consensus of the development panel
    is that the occasional ingestion of alcohol
    does not contraindicate breastfeeding,
    nor are there any food restrictions for
    the breastfeeding teenager.
    Injoy Birth & Parenting Videos
    1435 Yarmouth, Suite 102
    Boulder, Colorado 80304
    phone: 1-800-326-2082
    email: custserv@injoyvideos.com

Suggested Reading - Breastfeeding References

  • Auerbach, K. (2000). Current issues in clinical lactation 2000. London: Jones & Bartlett Publishers International.
  • Auerbach, K. & Riordan, J. (2000). Clinical lactation. Boston: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Canadian Institute of Child Health. (1996). National breastfeeding guidelines for health care providers. Canadian Institute of Child Health.
  • Canadian Paediatric Society, Dietitians of Canada and Health Canada. (1998). Nutrition for healthy term infants. Ottawa: Ministry of Public Works and Government Services.
  • Enkin, M. et al. (2000). A guide to effective care in pregnancy and childbirth. 3rd Edition. Oxford: University Press.
  • Gromada, K. (1999). Breastfeeding and caring for twins or more: Mothering multiples. Illinois: La Leche League International.
  • Hale, T. (1999). Clinical therapy in breastfeeding patients. (1st ed). Amarillo, TX: Pharmasoft Medical Publishing.
  • Hale, T. (2000). Medications in mother’s milk. Amarillo, TX: Pharmasoft Medical Publishing.
  • Health Canada. (1997). A multicultural perspective of breastfeeding in Canada. Ottawa: Ministry of Public Works and Government Services.
  • Health Canada. (1997). Breastfeeding: A selected bibliography and resource guide. Ottawa: Ministry of Public Works and Government Services.
  • Health Canada. (1999). Breastfeeding in Canada: A review and update. Ottawa: Ministry of Public Works and Government Services.
  • Health Canada. (2000). Familycentered maternity guidelines. Ottawa: Ministry of Public Works and Government Services.
  • International Lactation Consultant Association. (1999). Evidence-based guidelines for breastfeeding management during the first fourteen days. Raleigh, NC: International Lactation Consultant Association.
  • La Leche League. (1997).The breastfeeding answer book. Illinois: La Leche League International.
  • La Leche League. (1997). The womanly art of breastfeeding. 6th Edition. Illinois: La Leche League International.
  • La Leche League. (1999). Breastfeeding Booklet Series. Illinois: La Leche League International.
  • La Leche League. (1999). Breastfeeding your premature baby. Illinois: La Leche League International.
  • Lawrence, R. & Lawrence, R. (1999). Breastfeeding: A guide for the medical profession. St. Louis: Mosby.
  • Ludington-Hoe, S. (1993). Kangaroo care: The best you can do to help your preterm infant. Toronto: Bantam Books.
  • Newman, J. (2003). Dr. Jack Newman’s guide to breastfeeding. Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.
  • Palmer, G. (1988). The politics of breastfeeding. London: Pandora Press.
  • Perinatal Partnership Program of Eastern and Southeastern Ontario. (1997). Breastfeeding your baby. Ottawa: Perinatal Partnership of Eastern and Southeastern Ontario.
  • Phillips, C. (1997). Mother-Baby Nursing. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.
  • Renfrew, M., Fisher, C., & Arms, S. (1990). Breastfeeding: Getting breastfeeding right for you. California: Celestial Arts.
  • Riordan, J. & Auerbach, K. (1999). Breastfeeding and human lactation. 2nd Ed. Boston: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Sears, W. & Sears, M. (2000). The breastfeeding book: Everything you need to know about nursing your child. New York: Little Brown.
  • Wiessinger, D. (1998). A breastfeeding teaching tool using a sandwich analogy for latch-on. Journal of Human Lactation, 14(1), 12-17.
  • WHO/UNICEF. (1981). International code of marketing of breastmilk substitutes. Geneva: World Health Organization/UNICEF.
  • WHO/UNICEF. (1989). Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding: The special role of maternity services. Geneva: World Health Organization/UNICEF.
  • World Health Organization. (1998). Evidence for the ten steps to successful breastfeeding. Geneva: World Health Organization.