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Why Breastfeed?


Halton offers parents access to valuable breastfeeding information and support.

General information

Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your child, though like anything new it often takes some time to figure out. Ask for help early if you need it. There are many great reasons to breastfeed your baby. The longer you breastfeed, the greater the health benefits are for you and your baby.

According to Canadian health experts:

All babies need vitamin D. Health Canada recommends you give your breastfed baby 400 IU of vitamin D each day from birth to 2 years of age.

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