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Nutrition During Lactation

Breastfeeding  ( pdf | 941 KB )

USDA. FNS. WIC Works Resource System.

Find education and training resources specifically intended for promotion and support of breastfeeding by WIC program staff.

La Leche League International.

Provides answers to questions regarding breastfeeding.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours after a single drink before nursing.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vegetarian Nutrition Practice Group.

Provides information on a well-balanced vegetarian diet that supports the nutritional needs of mother and baby during lactation.