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Free Prenatal Booklet

Give families an overview of breastfeeding and encourage them to choose to breastfeed their babies.

Written at a sixth-grade reading level. Formatted to print on two, double-sided 8.5” x 11” sheets of paper, so the booklet contains 8 pages of information. Multi-cultural photos and bright colors. 

Available in Spanish. Download in color or black and white. FREE to download.

 

Two versions: one lists Triangle-based resources; the other allows you to customize resources based on your location. Download instructions on printing and using the booklet here.

Choose the booklet below that best suits your needs.

Resources

 
 

From the Triangle?

These versions include resources local to the Triangle area of North Carolina.

Download below

Not from the Triangle?

Not from the Triangle? These version include blank text boxes so local resources and phone numbers can be added before printing.

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This booklet is the result of the work of the Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance in collaboration with the March of Dimes, the Wake Area Health Education Center, the UNC Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute and the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition. For suggestions/questions, call 919 847-4903.

Regional Resources

WakeMed Mothers’ Milk Bank​  is one of 23 non-profit milk banks in the US. They provide safe, pasteurized donor human milk to babies in hospital NICUs in North Carolina and all along the east coast. Non-profit milk banks like WakeMed’s rely on the generosity of women who take the time and effort it requires to donate their milk, helping premature and fragile infants during their most vulnerable phase of life.

ZipMilk is a free service that allows people to find lactation help by entering their zipcode and then choosing from these six categories:

  • IBCLCs (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants)

  • Breastfeeding Counselors and Educators

  • Free Community Breastfeeding Counselors

  • Medical Professionals

  • Support Groups

  • WIC Breastfeeding Coordinators

 
 
 

Legal and Workplace Concerns

Download this Word document for a summary of Federal and North Carolina laws that protect breastfeeding. It includes summaries and links for:

  • Insurance coverage of breastfeeding-related services and supplies.

  • Workplace regulations, including for North Carolina State employees.

  • Breastfeeding in public.

  • Childcare regulations.

The Business Case for Breastfeeding helps businesses and workplaces become breastfeeding-friendly.

For questions regarding other legal issues such as jury duty, custody issues, reporting violations of right to pump at work, etc., please visit: www.ncbfc.org

 

Advocacy Opportunities

Best for Babes has a hotline for reporting harassment for nursing in public: 844-NIP-FREE.

Baby Milk Action offers guidelines for how to avoid supporting Nestlé.

Download this Community Awards Word document to view summaries and links for:

  • NC Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Designation

  • Golden Bow Awards (“Ban the Bags”)

  • Breastfeeding Friendly Outpatient Healthcare Clinic Awards

  • Breastfeeding-Friendly Business & Workplace Awards