Due to COVID-19, our Breastfeeding Support Groups are not meeting in person. You can register for our Virtual Breastfeeding Support Groups.
There's a lot to learn about the basics of breastfeeding a baby. At Overland Park Regional Medical Center, let us help you discover the benefits of breastfeeding.
When you have a basic understanding about the important qualities of breastmilk, breastfeeding and your breastfed baby will help you enjoy every moment, knowing that you’re nourishing and nurturing your baby in the best way possible. Here are some breastfeeding 101 important facts and helpful tips.
Common Breastfeeding Questions
The experience of breastfeeding is special for so many reasons: the joyful closeness and bonding with your baby, the cost savings, and the health benefits for both mother and baby. Every mother’s journey is different, but one of the first decisions most new moms make is how to feed her child. Here, you’ll find facts about breastfeeding and practical tips on how to make breastfeeding work for you.
- It offers essential nutrients
- Breastmilk is easy to digest
- Breastmilk helps your baby fight disease