Prior to Birth

A Mother’s 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding: Even if your hospital isn’t Baby Friendly (English) – (Spanish)
This Task Force fact sheet gives you information on both the 10 Steps to becoming a ‘Baby Friendly Hospital’ as well as information for moms on how to breastfeed successfully

Baby Friendly USA 
Check here to see if your birthing facility is Baby Friendly
Use this website to compare breastfeeding rates at hospitals in your area or to see your hospital’s maternity grade

La Leche League International
Find a local group to get support

Simple Ways to Calm A Crying Baby…and Have A More Peaceful Night’s Sleep Most parents want to know that they have the best tools to help their baby and family stay calm and get some rest during the night.  These research-based suggestions help families feel more comfortable as they transition to life with a new baby in the house.