Breastfeeding Support


Le Sueur County Public Health Breastfeeding Policy

ECHO (Emergency, Communication, Health and Outreach) Breastfeeding Your Baby Videos
(also available in Español (Spanish))
http://www.echominnesota.org/library/breastfeeding-your-baby

These are short videos in different languages that cover the importance of breastfeeding, techniques and tips to successfully breastfeed. Languages include Somali, Hmong, Spanish, English and others.

Lactation Services provided thru Le Sueur County Public Health: 
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) on staff
One-on-one lactation assessments and consultations, breastfeeding info and support
Call: 507-357-8246

Stanford Website: http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/ABCs.html
Pictures and videos on latching, positioning, hand expression, and other breastfeeding techniques

Lactation Education Resources: http://www.lactationtraining.com/resources/handouts-parents
Simple handouts for parents and varied breastfeeding topics

BabyGooRoo: http://babygooroo.com/category/breastfeeding/
General breastfeeding information

KellyMom: http://www.kellymom.com/
Parenting and evidence-based breastfeeding information that is updated regularly

La Leche League:
http://lllmankatostpeter.weebly.com/resources.html (local group)

http://www.llli.org/
http://www.llli.org/langespanol.html - Español (Spanish)

Infant Risk Center:
http://www.infantrisk.com/
The world's leading research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation.  Questions about OTC or prescription medications while pregnant or nursing? Call our experts.  Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm at (806) 352-2519.

Minnesota Law Protecting Breastfeeding ~

Workplace support for breastfeeding: The 2003 State of Minnesota Statute 181.939 Nursing Mother describes an employer's responsibility to allow a nursing mother time to express breastmilk each day when at work.

Breastfeeding is not considered indecent exposure: The 2003 State of Minnesota Statute 617.23, subdivision 4 indicates that breastfeeding is not a violation of the indecent exposure statute.