Here’s to Baby Friendly!

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There are many things hospitals need to do to become truly “baby friendly”. Our government is interested in Breastfeeding because of health benefits and cost savings. What do mothers think of the Breastfeeding support they received after giving birth in a hospital and upon returning to work? Here’s a survey and recommendations for change: http://transform.childbirthconnection.org/reports/listeningtomothers/breastfeeding/

Breastfeeding for Better Brain Development

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Breastmilk has been proven again to increase baby brain development. In a study using MRI machines to compare neuron growth between breastfed babies and formula fed babies, breastfeeders came out ahead! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2337374/Breast-really-best-want-brainy-baby-Just-THREE-months-breastfeeding-boosts-development-30.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490