A closer look at breast feeding

Breast milk contains all the nutrients your baby need for healthy development in the first six month of life and continues to benefit the child, along with solid foods, afterwards, Breast milk helps protect your baby from infection and disease as well

Breastfeeding can help you and your baby to get closer both physically and emotionally. Exclusive breastfeeding means that your baby only receives breast milk, with no additional food or drink, not even water . It is recommended that breastfeeding is started within the first hours of life and that your baby be fed "on demand'. This means that your baby is fed as often as they want , day or night.