Breastfeeding Help in Other Languages

Useful websites

Listed in alphabetical order:

Australian Breastfeeding Association

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has translated the following free booklets into multiple languages:

  • Breastfeeding Confidence. Translations available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Hindi, Karen, Tamil and Vietnamese. Each language can be downloaded from their website here.
  • Breastfeeding and Childcare. Translations available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Croatian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dinka, Farsi, Hindi, Tamil and Vietnamese. Each language can be downloaded from their website here.
  • Religious Fasting and Ramadan. Translations available in English, Arabic and Urdu, downloaded from their website here.

Best Start Resource Centre: Ontario’s Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

The Best Start Resource Centre has several breastfeeding resources available in French, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese, as well as English:

European Lactation Consultants Alliance (ELACTA)

ELACTA provides basic breastfeeding tips with simple line drawings in 24 translations (Albanian, Arabic, Serbian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukranian and Vietnamese). These can be dowloaded as pdfs from this page.

Global Health Media

Global Health Media has many excellent breastfeeding videos available in over 50 languages including French, Spanish, Swahili, Bamanankan, Italian, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Lao, Malay, Nepali, Slovak, Vietnamese and English. Select the language you require from the drop down menu towards the top of the page.

La Leche League Great Britain

La Leche League Great Britain (LLLGB) is a breastfeeding charity and has translations of three information sheets in Welsh:

Visit their Support in Languages Other Than English page for more language support services.

LLLGB is part of La Leche League International (LLLI). LLLI’s breastfeeding resources can be translated on their website (via google translate) at Alternatively their Get Help page lists where to find a breastfeeding counsellor or breastfeeding support group by country.

Mother breastfeeding with colourful headscarf

UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund)

Unicef’s UK Baby Friendly Initiative has some breastfeeding and bottle-feeding resources in Arabic, Bengali, Hindu, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukranian and Urdu. See Foreign Language Resources on the UNICEF website to access the translations and to see an English version for comparison.

Telephone helplines

baby on a colourful mat


A number of reputable websites have translations of breastfeeding information. Breastfeeding videos and telephone helplines are also available in multiple languages.



This article should not be construed as medical advice. Information found online should always be discussed with your own IBCLC lactation consultant and doctor to ensure it is appropriate for you and your baby’s situation. Contact your doctor, paediatrician or health care provider with any concerns about your baby’s health and welfare.