Referral to Professional and Community – Based Resources

Referral to Professional and Community – Based Resources

Provide one referral to each of the following:

o A professional organization

o A community-based resource

o Include contact information for these resources (i.e., phone number, e-mail, website, or link)

o Include a statement describing the role, resources, and/or services of the organizations or resources and their potential impact on the selected topic

A Professional Organization

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

-These are experts for ex. Lactation specialists/ lactation consultants

-Educates on the importance of breastfeeding.

-Provides evidenced -based regarding nutritional facts on breastfeeding.

-Provides support / Resources

-Tel. Contact (847) 375.4726, Email:

A community-based resource

Women Infant Children (WIC) Breastfeeding Support

-provides information/education

-Provides support/resources for breastfeeding mothers.

-Contact : Texas Lactation Support Hotline: 855-550-6667

Texas Mother Friendly Worksite Program

A community-based resource

– Makes work schedule flexible and allow adequate time for employee mothers who are breastfeeding.

– Educates-hygiene/sanitation-ex. handwashing before breastfeeding.

– Provides resources-access to clean water, good pumping equipments

– Contact info: Phone: (512) 458-7111, Fax: (512) 458-7658,


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2021). Breastfeeding report card.

Eidelman, A. I., Schanler, R. J., Johnston, M., Landers, S., Noble, L., Szucs, K., & Viehmann, L. (2012). Breastfeeding and the use of human milk. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Texas WIC. Breastfeeding | Texas WIC. (2022).