Infant & Mom



 

 

 

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Getting Started

Fathers and Breast Feeding

Adequate Milk Supply

Challenges and Concerns Engorgement
Plugged Duct
Mastitis

Drugs and Breastfeeding

Storage of Breast Milk

Nutrition During Lactation

Breastfeeding Benefits

  • Breastmilk is superior infant food. It contains all the necessary nutrients in the right proportions for the ideal growth and development of your baby.

  • Breastmilk helps to keep your baby healthy by giving him natural immunity to viruses and bacterial infections. The early milk called "colostrum" is especially rich in certain nutrients and infection-fighting substances.

  • Breastmilk is sterile, easy to digest, and always served at the perfect temperature.

  • Breastfeeding promotes jaw, teeth and speech development, and enhances your baby's brain growth.

  • Breastfeeding reduces the risk of obesity.

  • Breastfeeding provides early visual and physical contact, and enhances critical early bonding of baby and parent that lasts a lifetime.