• Breastfeeding is the best method of feeding babies, as human milk is still the only milk which is uniquely suited to the human infant.
  • Breastmilk contains anitbodies to protect the premature baby from infections such as diarrhoea, necrotising enterocolitis, chest infections and ear infections.
  • Breastmilk helps protect against chronic illness later in life, such as diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, cardiac conditions and allergies.
  • Breastfeeding will continue to benefit the baby as it grows.
  • Research suggest that breastfed babies have a better mental development.
  • Breastfeeding promotes bonding between mother and child.
  • Breastmilk is always fresh, and always convenient.
  • Breastfeeding also helps to protect the mother against breast and ovarian cancer.