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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is recommended by many health care providers because it allows the mother to bond with the baby while passing nutrients to the baby. There are a lot of factors that go into deciding whether to feed a baby by breast or whether to use a bottle with baby formula.   By speaking with her health care provider and educating herself on the benefits of both options, a pregnant woman or mother can make an informed decision.  Learn more on breastfeeding from the links below:

Breast Feeding Resources (Local):

Breast Feeding Resources (National):