Resources

Local Resources for State College and Centre County, PA

La Leche League – The La Leche League provides breastfeeding support and education for moms. Local meetings are held at 100 Patton Plaza in State College, PA.  Daytime meeting are on the 1st Monday of every month at 10am and evening meetings are the 3rd Thursday at 7pm.
Mount Nittany Medical Center – Hospital Education, Information, and Resources (HEIR) & Parents provides a tour of the State College-based hospital for parents-to-be and their support person. The tours are held the third Thursday of every month with two class sessions. Visit the website for the times and more information.
Penn Highlands Clearfield
J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Breastfeeding Support Clinic at Penn State
International Cesarean Awareness Network, providing support in the State College area
Babywearing International of Central Pennsylvania
The Childbirth Education Association of State College– Offers childbirth, baby care, and sibling preparation classes

National Resources

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
American Academy of Pediatrics
World Health Organization
UNICEF

Working Moms

Womenshealth.gov
Work and Pump –  For the working mom

More Information

Breastfeeding Law – Know your rights as a breastfeeding mother
Kelly Mom – Provides evidenced-based research on breastfeeding
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) – Breastmilk banking
Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues (MOBI)
Breast Crawl – Great video showing the breast crawl: newborns latching onto the breast all by themselves
Breastfeedingtriad.com – Breastfeeding resources for dad
PA Department of Health “Healthy Baby Line” – 1-800-986-2229 – Breastfeeding counselors are available to answer any breastfeeding questions you may have from 8am to 6pm