Off to the best start - Important information
about feeding your baby
Breastfeeding gives your baby all the nutrients he needs for the first six months of life. It helps to protect him from infection and other diseases. And it reduces your chances of getting some illnesses later in life.
Breastfeeding also helps you and your baby to get closer - physically and emotionally. So while your child is feeding, the bond between you can grow stronger.
Bottle feeding does not give your baby the same ingredients as breastmilk, which is easy for your baby to absorb and is a perfect food to help him grow and develop. And infant formula milk doesn't provide protection against infection and other diseases.
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