Whether you breastfeed for one day or one year, all new moms have questions.
Below are links, books and local resources to provide you with information
Websites about breastfeeding
Asymmetric latching instructions
- 1.800.994.9662 is a breastfeeding helpline staffed by peer counselors.
Available 9:00-6:00 EST. Closed weekends and Federal holidays.
- 1.888.588.3423 is an after-hours helpline provided by the Appalachian Breastfeeding
1-877-4-LA LECHE (452-5324). LLL Breastfeeding Helpline--for 24-hour breastfeeding help
Community Support Groups
La Leche League meetings: Join us for a casual conversation about breastfeeding. An accredited
Leader will be present to facilitate mother-to-mother sharing of information.
All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are welcome. Please don't leave
without having your question answered.
-Every 2nd Monday at Steamy’s Cafe in Winchester from 10 a.m. – noon
-Every 4th Monday at Handley Library from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
-Every 1st Thursday at Bowman Library from 10-11am.
The Latch Circle meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month. Handley Library, Winchester. 2nd floor Children’s
Room; hosted by Frederick County WIC. Call Jessica at 540.305.6211 for
The Nest is located in North Tower, Main floor. Lots of Medela and Ameda products
and nursing bras can be purchased here.
Bestfeeding: How to Breastfeed Your Baby, 2004 by Suzanne Arms, Chloe Fisher, and Mary Renfrew
Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, 2010 by Nancy Mohrbacher, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett PhD and Jack Newman MD
Dr. Jen’s Guide to Breastfeeding Meet your breastfeeding goals by
understanding your body and your baby by Dr. Jennifer Thomas, MD
Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding, 2009 by Marianne Neifert, MD
The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers: The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solving
Guide to Breastfeeding by Jack Newman MD and Teresa Pitman RN
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 2010 by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, and Teresa Pitman
Your Guide to Breastfeeding. Download a free copy of the excellent booklet from the following website:
Breastfeeding Solutions by Nancy Mohrbacher
MommyMeds by Infant Risk Center
MyMedela for tracking feedings or pumping
Websites for Breastmilk Donations