Encouragement: Give a Breastfeeding Mom Your Loving Support

To support breastfeeding mothers and infants, family and friends can provide emotional support and offer to help with household tasks. Staff and families receive useful information on how to work together to support and encourage breastfeeding mothers.

Why breastfeeding is a special time for everyone.

Most people think of breastfeeding as something just between mother and baby. The truth is, breastfeeding is a special time for everyone. Breastfeeding gives mom, dad, grandparents and the entire family a reason to be proud and become part of the new baby's life. Here's how. Encouragement: Give a Breastfeeding Mom Your Loving Support» [PDF, 2.2MB]

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     Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work Materials

Encouragement: Give a Breastfeeding Mom Your Loving Support. USDA/WIC. 2004. [PDF, 2.2MB].

Last Updated: November 13, 2014