Breastfeeding Fun Facts
- The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding (that mean no formula - but pumped breastmilk is okay) for 6 months and continued breastfeeding for a minimum of 1 year. Actual recent statistics:
- 71% of babies have ever breastfed.
- 36%still breastfeed at 6 months.
- 17% still breastfeed at 1 year.
- Years ago, breastpumps resembled turkey basters. We've come a long way.
- No matter your size, you'll make enough milk for your baby - A cups, rejoice.
- When your child is grown, you'll fondly remember the warm, unique bond you shared while breastfeeding - guaranteed.
Source: "Did You Know? Interesting Facts and Fun Trivia about Breastfeeding and Breastpumping." Medela, Inc., 1101 Corporate Drive, McHenry, Ill. 60050. www.medela.com
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