20 Good Reasons to Breastfeed

WIC believes breast milk is best for babies, and that women from all walks of life can be successful when it comes to breastfeeding their babies. That’s why at WIC, we provide support and encouragement to breastfeeding moms, and we help them problem-solve when they have problems related to breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding gives your baby the best of what money can’t buy!

For Baby:

  1. Perfect food for baby.
  2. Builds special closeness with Mom.
  3. Digests easier than formula.
  4. Fewer allergies.
  5. Less problems with asthma.
  6. Better jaw and mouth development.
  7. Less constipation.
  8. Baby smells better.
  9. Helps fight ear and other infections.
  10. Gives your baby the VERY BEST START.

For Mom:

  1. Easy.
  2. Always ready.
  3. Builds special closeness.
  4. Costs much less than formula.
  5. Helps mom get back into shape.
  6. Can help with weight loss.
  7. Burns fat.
  8. Less ovarian cancer risk.
  9. Lower risk of breast cancer.
  10. Makes you proud to give baby a good start.