The benefits for you and your baby
Breastfeeding offers your baby the best start in life and can be a very rewarding experience for you too.
Breast milk contains all the goodness your baby needs for healthy development. It protects your baby against many conditions, including stomach, chest and kidney infections, asthma, eczema, diabetes and sudden infant death syndrome.
Breastfeeding mums are also at lower risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and type 2 diabetes.