World Breastfeeding Week Resources

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, Aug 1st-7th, we have put together a list of some of Mothering’s articles, blog posts and resources for you to enjoy and share.

Please feel free to post your own favorite breastfeeding resources in the comments.

Keep your eye on Mothering’s Facebook page for information about our upcoming Community Breastfeeding Event and our Breastfeeding Photo Contest!



Mothering Community

General Breastfeeding Forums

Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy

Child-Led Weaning

Breastfeeding Challenges

Lactivism Forum

Community Wikis: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Product Reviews


Peggy O’Mara’s Blog

Breastfeeding Champions: La Leche League

The International Breastfeeding Symbol Story

What is a Baby Friendly Hospital?

Hospital Formula Sampling: What You Can Do

US Gets Crash Course on Normal Breastfeeding

The Economic Value of Breast Milk

Breastfeeding Action Guide

More Breastfeeding on Peggy’s blog


All Things Mothering Blog

Study Shows Baby-Friendly Hospital Practices Help Moms Reach Breastfeeding Goals

Breastfeeding? You already are a climate activist!

Breastfeeding – Simple, until it isn’t.

Breastfeeding a Three-Year-Old is Normal

Extended Breastfeeding: From the Mouth of the (Not-So) Babe

A Breastfeeding Journey: night weaning and nursing while pregnant

Breastfeeding 101: Beating the Booby Traps

Breastfeeding is Beautiful and Normal: Images From Our Past

The Gift of Milk

More Breastfeeding on the Blog


Breastfeeding Articles

Getting Started with Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Success 

Successful Latching On

You and Your LC

The Baby Knows How—To Breastfeed, That Is

More Getting Started Articles


Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy

Breastfeeding My Jump-Roping Hula Hooper 

To Wean or Not to Wean: Who Says When Is Enough

My Secret Life As A Nursing Mom 

More Articles on Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy


Tandem Nursing

Maju for Two: The Joy of Tandem Nursing 

A Nursing Triad

Tandem Nursing

More Articles on Tandem Nursing


Breastfeeding Challenges

Good News for Breastfeeding Moms: Treating and Preventing Thrush 

Mothering Radio: Breastfeeding & PPD

Traveling with Breastmilk

More Articles on Breastfeeding Challenges


Breastfeeding and the Law

Lactation and the Law Revisited

Pumping 9 to 5

Working It Out: Encouraging Nursing is Good Business

More Articles on Breastfeeding and the Law


Helpful Breastfeeding and the Law Maps

Workplace Pumping and the Law: Map 

Public Breastfeeding Laws: Map

Recipes for Breastfeeding Moms

Grand Slam Granola with Yogurt and Fresh Raspberries

Creamy Greens Smoothie

Rice and Asparagus Salad

Mama Nog

Raspberry Leaf Tea 

More Recipes


The International Breastfeeding Symbol

International Breastfeeding Symbol

The International Breastfeeding Symbol in Use

Breastfeeding Symbol Downloads

More Information on the International Breastfeeding Symbol

Find Mothering magazine breastfeeding reprints, breastfeeding symbol stickers and more in the Mothering Shop!



Melanie Mayo-Laakso


Melanie Mayo-Laakso is the Content Manager for Mothering is the birthplace of natural family living and attachment parenting. We celebrate the experience of parenthood as worthy of one’s best efforts and are at once fierce advocates for children and gentle supporters of parents.

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