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Breastfeeding: Best for Baby, Best for You

Benefits to baby 

  • Superior nutrition
  • Easily digestible
  • Reduces incidence of allergies
  • Protects against certain infections and chronic illnesses
  • Stimulates baby’s own immunological development
  • Promotes jaw, tooth, and speech development

Benefits to mother

  • Reduces pre-menopausal breast cancer incidence
  • Reduces chance of osteoporosis
  • Promotes maternal-infant bonding
  • Economical, convenient, and enjoyable
  • Postpones fertility return

LLL Membership Benefits

  • Receive breastfeeding information and support 
  • Share companionship with other mothers of babies and young children 
  • Become part of an international network of nursing mothers 
  • Receive the bi-monthly journal New Beginnings, La Leche League International’s magazine filled with practical breastfeeding and parenting information.

   
   

La Leche League of Wisconsin is part of La Leche League International,
a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support, education,
information and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.
© 2012 La Leche League of Wisconsin