There are many health benefits of breastfeeding, including:

  • Reduced risk of ear infections, asthma, lower respiratory infections, diarrhea, eczema 
  • Special time to bond with your baby 
  • Nutrients in human milk change to meet your baby’s needs 
  • Breastfeeding saves money. 
  • Breastmilk is convenient.  Human milk is warm and ready to go whenever your baby is hungry 

For more information on the benefits of breastfeeding, visit the La Leche League (LLL) website.