The following are selected resources which may help you learn more about breast pumps and breastfeeding.
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What to Know When Buying or Using a Breast Pump
FDA Consumer Update, January 2013.
- Womenshealth.gov Breastfeeding Website
Information about breastfeeding, breast milk storage, and contact information for the free National Breastfeeding Helpline from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) State Contacts
Provides state contact information for the WIC special supplemental nutrition program for low-income women and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk. Also provides information to help women determine if they are eligible for this program.
Search for all FDA cleared breast pumps through Devices@FDA
The FDA database to find out whether a breast pump has been cleared by the FDA. For a device to be cleared, the device manufacturer must show that it is at least as safe and effective to other legally marketed devices.
MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program
Webpage for reporting injuries from breast pumps to the FDA.
Food Safety for Moms-To-Be
Food Safety tips for pregnant women from the FDA.