World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year to encourage breastfeeding and to improve the health of babies around the world.
Breastfeeding has many benefits for both mom and baby:
*are at lower risk for SIDS
*have less spit up, diarrhea, and constipation
*are at a decreased risk of allergies
Moms that Breastfeed :
*burn extra calories to help lose pregnancy weight
*have a lower risk of breast cancer
*have a lower risk of ovarian cancer
Questions about breastfeeding? Taney County Health Department provides breastfeeding support and education. Give us a call! 417-334-4544 ext 318
Visit https://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/breastfeeding/ for more information!