Stories tagged with: Breastfeeding

August 3, 2012 - 4:10pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

It's World Breastfeeding Week, which means medical professionals across the globe are spreading awareness.

Lactation Consultant Shelly Clark said she helps new moms adjust to the process.  Breastfeeding is beneficial to the mother and her baby.

"Their milk is made just for their babies," said Clark.  "Breast milk is also going to change as the baby changes in age, but it also helps the mother.  It helps mothers prevent breast and ovarian cancers....

December 3, 2010 - 6:48pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

There are numerous benefits to breastfeeding.

"Of course mothers enjoy the fact that they lose a little weight quicker, which is wonderful. And the milk for the baby that the mother is providing is going to give the baby a lot of immunities which will protect them as they go on and meet and greet the world," says Ellen Morin, Certified Lactation Consultant.

If you choose to breastfeed, you can start taking classes before the childs even born.

"It's always...

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