Welcome To The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition
The Heartland Breastfeeding CoalitionBreastmilk is Better Than Any Udder Milk

Welcome! The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition is directed to moms, dads and babies of central Indiana, and the counties of Pulaski, Cass, Starke and Fulton, but anyone interested in finding out more about breastfeeding can find information and help here. Just browse around and see what our site has to offer. As we like to say “The more women that breastfeed their babies, the more women will nurse their babies.”

World Breastfeeding Week
World Breastfeeding Week 2014 Objectives
World Breastfeeding Week 2014 Goals
  • Breastfeeding During Pregnancy

    Pregnant

    Breastfeeding doesn't have to end when your baby turns one, and it doesn't have to end if you get pregnant again either. A new pregnancy is a common reason why some moms stop breastfeeding.  However, if you're expecting again and you aren't ready to wean...

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  • Storage of Breastmilk
    When it comes to storing breast milk, the guidelines depend on how you pump your milk. Reads our storage tips and overview of container options. ...
  • Can I Take Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids While...
    Sleep deprivation common to new parenthood is legendary, but nursing moms do have a built-in advantage because the hormone prolactin aids in peaceful sleep. Lactating mothers should not, however, take combination products containing aspirin, and some experts also advise against the use of naproxen (Aleve). Using antihistamines for long periods to aid in sleep while breast-feeding is also inadvisable. ...