State Supported Breastfeeding

As a new mom, I’ve become uber-aware of breastfeeding and related issues around this topic, including health benefits for Mom and Baby. Research suggests breastfeeding:

Protects baby from some illnesses and developing allergies May protect your child from obesity May lower baby’s risk of SIDS Can reduce Mom’s stress level and risk of postpartum depression May reduce Mom’s risk of some types of cancer

In addition, research shows that breastfeeding is cost effective when it comes to healthcare costs and your wallet. According to Reuters Health, the U.S. could save $13 billion/year in direct and in-direct medical costs if a …read more