• By choosing to breastfeed you are giving your baby the best chance of a healthier life with long lasting benefits.
  • Breast milk is an organic food designed especially for your individual baby.
  • The benefits to your baby include protection against stomach viruses, chest and ear infections.
  • Breast milk is the best immunisation you can give your baby
  • Later on your child is less likely to suffer from obesity related conditions such as diabetes, raised blood pressure or high cholesterol.
  • There are health benefits to you too, including less chance of breast and ovarian cancer and your bones will be stronger in later life reducing your risk of osteoporosis.
  • As well as all the health benefits breastfeeding gives an enormous amount of fulfilment and satisfaction.
  • A formula fed baby is 15 times more likely to be admitted to hospital in the first 4 months of life than a breastfed baby