Whatever your birth options, your active participation is a big help in getting breastfeeding off to a good start. Making informed choices about where and how you give birth is the first step. Even when medical concerns limit your choices, there may be more options available than your medical team shares with you. Take time to do research and discuss your preferences and choices with your birth partner.
Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby. It provides all the nutrition your baby needs during the first six months of life, satisfies their hunger and thirst at the same time. It also helps to create a loving bond between you and your baby. Breastfeeding also has many benefits for mothers. Not only is it convenient, cheap, and always available, it also:.
Breastfeeding is a natural, healthy way to ensure human babies receive human milk. Sometimes people have to overcome obstacles to accomplish their goals, and we are here to help. We gladly offer support, education and referrals. We understand that the options for breastmilk substitutes are limited and often sub-standard.