Breastfeeding Under Special Circumstances
Every nursing relationship is unique, even from one child to the next within the same family. Sometimes you might find that you need or want more specific resources to help you during your nursing journey.
Here are some resources covering a number of special circumstances. If your concern or question is not included here, please contact a local LLL Leader for help with your questions. Medical questions and legal questions should be directed to appropriate health care and legal professionals.
Breastfeeding and Medical Procedures and Conditions
Surgery while Breastfeeding, LLL USA
Mammography and Sonography in Breastfeeding Women, LLL USA blog
Easing the Distress of Major Surgery, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding Through Clubfoot Treatment, LLL USA blog
Finley’s Story: Battling HRSV, LLL USA blog
Allergies and the Breastfed Baby, LLL USA blog
Nursing a Baby with a Colostomy, LLL USA blog
My Experience with Fibromyalgia and Breastfeeding, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding a Preemie or Baby in the NICU
My NICU Experience, LLL USA blog
My Birth Story: Lucy’s Early Arrival, LLL USA blog
My Birth Story: Coco’s Early Arrival, LLL USA blog
Diary of an Expectant Mother, LLL USA blog
I Finally Feel Like Her Mother, LLL USA blog
Ginger’s Breastfeeding Story: Learning to Listen, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding after a Difficult Birth
Looking Back: Less Than Ideal, LLL USA blog
Alissa’s Birth Story: C-Section Birth, LLL USA blog
Adoptive Nursing and Non-Gestational Nursing
Chrissy’s Story: My Experience With Induced Lactation, LLL USA blog
Looking Back: Sisters (An Adoptive Nursing Story), LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding Without Birthing, Breastfeeding Outside the Box
Breastfeeding with a Lactation Aid, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding After Sexual Trauma
Turning The Corner: Breastfeeding and Sexual Assault, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding as a Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding and Mental Health
My Story of Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression, LLL USA blog
Getting In Touch with the “Touched Out” Feeling, LLL USA blog
Audrey’s Story: “My Breasts Work Just Fine At 40”, LLL USA blog
Shanice’s Story: Breastfeeding as a Teen Parent, LLL USA blog
Breastfeeding During An Emergency, LLL USA
IS YOUR CONCERN OR QUESTION NOT COVERED HERE?
Please contact a local LLL Leader with your specific questions.
Remember that medical questions and legal questions should be directed to appropriate health care and legal professionals.
Page updated January 2020