Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby and helps you bond with your baby.
Breast milk has a number of health benefits, and can reduce the risk of some short and long term health conditions for both infants and mothers.
- Breast milk contains all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months
- Breast milk helps develop the eyes and brain and other body systems
- Breastfeeding reduces your risk of breast and ovarian cancer
- Breastfeeding reduces the risk of obesity in childhood and later in life