Antibodies in breastmilk help babies to fight infections, allergies & diabetes.
You can be proud that it's all your own work.
Breastmilk is always available, with the right ingredients and temperature.
Breastmilk is a living fluid providing perfect nutrition.
Breastfeeding naturally uses up to 500 calories a day.
It's free – no formula milk, bottles, teats, or sterilising equipment to pay for.
Babies who are breastfed are less likely to have illnesses.
Skin-to-skin contact keeps your baby calm, warm, steadies heartbeat & breathing.
Women who breastfeed have lower risks of breast cancer, ovarian cancer & weak bones.
Exclusive breastfeeding can delay the return of your periods.