Breastfeeding

is the perfect first food for your infant, and offers an extraordinary opportunity for bonding. It provides balanced nutrition, is exactly the right temperature, is easy to digest, and is available when needed. Breast milk even contains antibodies that protect your baby against illness. In the beginning, breastfeeding your infant may be challenging—but here, you can find help to give your baby the best start.

Local Resources for Breastfeeding Support

Local Resources for Breastfeeding Support

Local Resources for Breastfeeding Support Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time to learn and patience to master. Fortunately, free help for breastfeeding moms is just a call or click away in Los Angeles County. From experienced lactation coaches and consultants to...

Breastfeeding Troubleshooting Guide

Breastfeeding Troubleshooting Guide

Breastfeeding Troubleshooting Guide From providing free, ideal nutrition for your baby to parent-child bonding, the benefits of breastfeeding are significant. But breastfeeding may be a challenge, particularly when you first start. Here’s how to address common...

Binkies and Breastfeeding

Binkies and BreastfeedingLike most decisions new parents make, whether to give an infant a pacifier is one that is surrounded by conflicting research and lots of opinions. Sucking is a soothing reflex in babies and its use is correlated with a reduction in sudden...

Breastfeeding Linked to Better Behavior

Breastfeeding Linked to Better Behavior

Breastfeeding Linked to Better BehaviorNumerous studies have shown that breastfeeding protects babies against infection, illnesses and allergies, in addition to enhancing development and intelligence. Now, a new study finds that breastfed babies are less likely to...

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