Something Good for You and Your Baby

Today, new mothers spend less time in the hospital, the traditional source for breastfeeding instruction & support.  We can help you fill this informational void. First, what are some of the benefits to breastfeeding?

For You…

  • Helps mother recover quickly from childbirth.
  • Helps mother lose pregnancy weight.
  • Saves you money.
  • Fewer heath issues.
  • Encourages bonding between mother and baby.
  • You can feel physically and emotionally comfortable, secure in the knowledge that you are doing something positive for yourself and your baby.
  • You can return to work knowing that you can breastfeed your baby for as long as you want.

For Your Baby…

  • Breastfed babies have significantly fewer respiratory-tract and ear infections.
  • Breastfeeding reduces an infant’s risk of food allergy.
  • Initial research suggests that breastfeeding may have a long-term positive effect on a baby’s immune system.
  • Breastfeeding your baby is a gift that lasts a lifetime.

We can help…

  • Mothers and babies with special needs such as  prematurity, multiple births, neurological conditions or other disabilities.
  • Physicians and other health care professionals with lactation management problems that require time intensive assessment and follow-up.  We also provide  continuing education for you and your staff.
  • Preserve the breastfeeding relationship if and when a mother returns to work.