Breastfeeding satisfies a newborn baby's need for warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence.
Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for most infants. It also can reduce the risk for certain health conditions for both infants and mothers. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for about the first 6 months with continued breastfeeding while introducing appropriate complementary foods for 1 year or longer.
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.
WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for women, infants and children. The Idaho WIC program knows that your family’s health
A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.