Global Health Media has videos covering critical topics in global health, including an 18 video breastfeeding series that provides important information and techniques for breastfeeding success.
The parents on Demand website features “The Boob Group,” where a group of experienced mothers discuss their successes, struggles and society’s impact
Ameda’s Milk101 is a digital library for everything related to breastfeeding and pumping. Milk101 has educational material that is written by mothers and lactation consultants, and videos that discuss foundations of breastfeeding and how to pump.
A trusted source for continuing education and professional development involving lactation. This website includes lactation periodicals, membership opportunities, access to webinars, and other lactation-related events and/or resources.
Peggy Andrews, RN, IBCLC
Free/low-cost Lactation Consultant.
How to purchase or rent a breast pump with insurance:
Car seats and Car Safety
Safety – Installation/Damage/Recalls/Size/Age Appropriateness:
Includes evidence-based information on Oregon state-wide car seat laws, safety measures and practices. The site also has resources as to where to attend a free car seat safety check event and information on car seat safety in children with disabilities.
Information on how to know what seat is most appropriate for children based on size, age, Oregon Law, and descriptions of what each type of car seats there are.
Oregon Impact offers educational opportunities to learn safe car seat practices and information on how to get car seats for a reduced cost.
Resources for Dads
Founded from a father, who at the time, was young and found that there were few resources for not just young dads, but dads in general. Squires is a great resource to connect with dads, find more information that help support the father during fatherhood.
“As the only national organization focused on new fathers, we have a responsibility to support others who want to help prepare men to be the dads. Starting with childbirth educators, our partners since inception, we are building resource centers to support the practitioners and organizations who share our mission:”
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Fun activities for Portland area families: