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  • Importance of Breastfeeding

    Breastmilk is the safest and healthiest food for your baby. Babies who are only fed breastmilk for the first six months receive protection against infections and illnesses. Moms who breastfeed also return to their pre-pregnancy weight more quickly. Read more about why breastfeeding is good for you and your baby

  • Develop a Plan

    Planning ahead can make breastfeeding easier. Learn more about creating a plan.

  • Breast Surgery

    If you have had or are considering breast surgery (biopsy, breast augmentation or reduction), learn more about how surgery can affect your ability to breastfeed here.

  • Mom & Baby Staying Together

    It is important for mom and baby to stay together for at least the first hour after birth (whenever possible) until baby has finished the first feeding. The baby can be quite alert after birth and cuddle time skin-to-skin encourages the baby to breastfeed. Here are some tips for ensuring that your baby's first feeding is uninterrupted.

  • Importance of Skin-to-Skin Contact

    Skin-to-skin contact is one of the best ways to begin bonding with your baby and is good for your newborn's health and development. Dads can do it too! Click here for more information.

  • Baby’s First Breast Milk - Colostrum

    Colostrum, often called 'liquid gold', is your baby's first milk, perfect for your baby's tiny tummy. Find out more about why this milk is special.

  • Your Milk Supply

    Breastfeeding works on the principle of supply and demand - the more your baby feeds, the more milk you will produce. Most mothers make enough milk for their baby's needs. Learn more about how your body makes breastmilk.

  • Common Breastfeeding Concerns

    The many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding can deter some women from breastfeeding or influence their breastfeeding experience. Read on to bust those myths!

  • How Partners and Families Can Support Breastfeeding

    A supportive partner and family can make all the difference for a successful breastfeeding relationship. The early weeks are incredibly joyful - but can also be tiring, overwhelming and stressful for new moms. Spend time planning how you can support the new mom and baby.