Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding benefits to mom:

  • Promotes weight loss
  • Can lower stress levels
  • Reduces post-partum depression
  • Protects against osteoporosis
  • Reduces risk of breast,  ovarian and cervical cancer
  • Saves mom’s time

Breastfeeding benefits to baby:

  • Protects against ear infections, pneumonia, allergies, and asthma
  • May protect against obesity later in life
  • May protect from diabetes
  • May lower the risk of sudden infant death (SIDS)
  • Decreases tooth decay
  • Promotes strong facial muscles
  • Promotes healthy vision and speech

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Please call for more information and if you have any questions.  910-296-2130 opc #1