"Learning To Breastfeed Your Baby"
Your breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. Breastmilk helps your baby grow and develop in the best possible way.
During the first few weeks after your baby’s birth, you and your baby will be learning to breastfeed.
Like learning any new skill, it may take a little time and practice before you feel confident.
Your health care providers will give you information and support as you get started and whenever you need help.
Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months.
Breastfeeding should be continued until the first year of age, even after your baby starts to eat solid foods.
Health experts recommend breastfeeding for up to 2 years of age or longer.
|In this book we call the baby “he”. We feel this is simpler than writing “he or she” every time. |