Professional Organizations Policies / Resources

AAFP - American Academy of Family Practitioners

AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics

ABM - Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine: Clinical Protocols

  • Clinical Protocols on the Following topics: Hypoglycemia, Going Home/Discharge, Supplementation, mastitis, Contraception, Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Breastfeeding Mother, Engorgement, etc.

ACOG - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

AWHONN - Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative - Baby-Friendly USA

Bottle Feeding Resources

CDC - Guide to Breastfeeding Intervention: http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/

ILCA - International Lactation Consultants Association - www.ilca.org

       

The Joint Commission

Medications for Mother's Milkhttp://www.infantrisk.com/

For information about safety of medications during lactation, contact the Texas Tech Infant Risk Center.

Open to answer calls Monday-Friday 8am-5pm central time. (806)-352-2519.

Milk Banking Information

  • The Oklahoma Mothers' Milk Bank is the 13th milk bank in the U.S. and serves Oklahoma and surrounding States. 
  • For more information visit okmilkbank.org or call 405-297-LOVE(5683)
  • Human Milk Banking Association of North America: www.hmbana.org
  • HMBANA is a non-profit association of donor human milk banks established in 1985 to set standards for and to facilitate establishment and operation of milk banks in North America. Their website provides information on milk banking and how to contact a milk bank to donate milk or to order donor human milk. Their site is also a resource for health care providers and others seeking information on HMBANA's resources and services.

Skin-to-Skin Resources

Smoking and Breastfeeding

US Breastfeeding Committee - www.usbreastfeeding.org

The Model Policy: Payer Coverage of Breastfeeding Counseling Services, Pumps, and Supplies was created by USBC to identify best practices for payers that appropriately meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and ensure adequate delivery of breastfeeding support, using the language, format, and terminology applicable for expedient, meaningful use by this audience. The Model Policy is intended to guide payers in determining insurance coverage. As such, it focuses on those health care professionals who are customarily credentialed by insurers3 to provide health care services in today’s insurance marketplace. This policy does not address community-based counseling and support options, offered by organizations and individuals in settings not currently covered by insurance.
Model Policy Payer Coverage Breastfeeding Support 2013
Model Payer Policy Cover Letter