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.
Because…

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, children's health advocate, foodie, mom

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