Why is breastfeeding important?


Breast milk is the perfect nutrition for your baby. Research shows that breastfed babies have lower risks of:

  • Asthma
  • Childhood Leukemia
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Ear Infections
  • Eczema
  • Diarrhea and Vomiting
  • Lower Respiratory Infections
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Breastfeeding is also healthy for the person who breastfeeds.  Research shows that people who breastfeed have lower risks of

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Certain types of breast cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer