Yay Breastfeeding!

If you are having any trouble breastfeeding please give us a call. We can refer you to excellent lactation consultants, suggest herbs for milk production, advise about mastitis, answer many questions about breastfeeding.

Did you know that…

  • breastfeeding is a skill to learned by both mama and baby? It takes excellent instruction and practice to get it right
  • the World Health Organization and the Canadian Pediatric Society recommend mothers breastfeed their kids for “up to 2 years and beyond”
  • breast milk is the perfect food for babies
  • breastfeeding helps satisfy the emotional needs of children
  • breast milk’s content changes as children grow older
  • breast milk contains immune molecules that help children fight infection and decreases the risk for auto immune reactions, including allergies and asthma, and decreases the risk for certain childhood cancers
  • breastfeeding helps decrease insulin requirements in diabetic mothers
  • breastfeeding decreases the risk for breast cancer, endometrial cancer and uterine cancer for women
  • there are many many more reasons why breast is best!

Let us know if you’re having trouble. We can help.

Published by kimcallaghannd

naturopathic doctor with focus on women's health, children's health, hormones, foodie, knitter, hiker, mom

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