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An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding

This free publication provides information and encouragement to women on breastfeeding. It explains the benefits for baby, mom, and society. It also provides frequently asked questions and answers about breastfeeding. It is available in English, Spanish, as well as in English for African American and American Indian and Alaska Native women.

As a mother, one of the best things that only you can do for your baby is to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is more than a lifestyle choice — it is an important health choice. Any amount of time that you can do it will help both you and your baby. While breastfeeding isn't the only option for feeding your baby, every mother has the potential to succeed and make it a wonderful experience. Dive into our resources to find out how breastfeeding can be one of the most important things you do for both you and your baby!

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PDF icon Mothers and Children Benefit from Breastfeeding (PDF file, 40Kb)
By Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson, Acting US Surgeon General

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Breastfeeding: Best for baby. Best for mom. was reviewed by:

  • Gina Ciagne, CLC
  • Carol Kolar, RN, CMP

Content last updated February 27, 2009.

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