Good for Moms & Babies

Breast milk is the perfect food for your baby!  It provides health and financial benefits for mothers and babies.

Good for Moms

  • Saves money in formula and healthcare costs
  • Provides a special bond between mom and baby
  • Burns up to 600 calories a day
  • Releases hormones that relax mom
  • Uses a natural resource
  • Makes traveling easier
  • Makes diapers less stinky
  • Protects mom against cancer (less risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer)
  • Protects mom against diabetes
  • Lowers risk of postpartum depression

Good for Babies

  • Reduces babies’ risk of ear infections
  • Reduces babies’ risk of stomach problems (less gas, constipation and diarrhea)
  • Reduces babies’ risk of allergic reactions and asthma
  • Reduces babies’ risk of SIDS
  • Reduces babies’ risk of childhood leukemia
  • Provides baby with the most easily digested food
  • Promotes babies’ healthy growth and development
  • Reduces babies’ risk of obesity & diabetes
  • May give baby a higher I.Q. – especially preemies
  • Transmits mother’s immunities to baby