Coming soon: Lactation Consultant Directory

Birth Roots – The Birth Roots model is non-clinical, community based education and support throughout pregnancy and the first year of parenting.

La Leche League, Maine – The Maine division of the international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

Lactation Consultant’s Directory, Maine – A listing of lactation consultants in the state of Maine.

Maine Lactation Consultant Association – An affiliate of the International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA), bringing the most current evidenced based Lactation information to Maine.

Maine State Breastfeeding Coalition – Dedicated to serving Maine by providing to meet the national objectives for breastfeeding initiation and duration as outlined by Healthy People 2020.

Maine Breastfeeding Law – Review Maine law surrounding breastfeeding in the workplace.

WIC Maine – Maine WIC is committed to promoting breastfeeding, protecting a woman’s right to breastfeed her child, and ensuring the availability of quality health care for breastfeeding mothers.

National & International

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation.

Center for Disease Control – CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States.

Human Milk Banking Association of America – A non-profit association of donor human milk banks established in 1985 to set standards for and to facilitate establishment and operation of milk banks in North America.

Innocenti Declaration – For the protection, support and promotion of breastfeeding.

International Lacatation Consultant Association – The professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and other health care professionals who care for breastfeeding families.

www.kellymom.com– Keeping women informed about breastfeeding and parenting.

La Leche League International – An international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy – The National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy (NABA) was formed to fill the existing gaps in breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support.

State Breastfeeding Laws – A breakdown of breastfeeding laws in the 50 U.S. states.

UNICEF – UNICEF’s strategy for infant and young child feeding is based upon the Innocenti Declaration for the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding.

United States Breastfeeding Committee – An independent nonprofit organization that was formed in 1998* in response to the Innocenti Declaration of 1990.

Wellstart International – Celebrating over 25 years of Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding through Health Professional Education

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) – “Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work” is the name of the WIC breastfeeding promotion campaign, which is national in scope.

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action – A global network of individuals
& organizations concerned with the protection, promotion & support of breastfeeding worldwide.

World Health OrganizationThe United Nations public health arm, which monitors disease outbreaks, assesses the performance of health systems around the globe.


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