Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

 ‎"In the second year (12-23 months), 448 mL of breastmilk provides: 29% of energy requirements, 43% of protein requirements...36% of calcium requirements, 75% of 
vitamin A requirements, 76% of folate requirements, 94% of vitamin B12 requirements, 60% of vitamin C requirements "

Everyone knows that breast is best for a newborn but what about an 18 month old, or even a five year old? Are there any benefits to such extended ..., Nikki H.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Mother Food

 Excellent resource - I am going to be adding it to my library...

This alternative medicine and traditional foods, how-to-cookbook and herbal is recommended by lactation consultants and approved by the La Leche League International Book Evaluation Committee. Written in an easy-to-read style, the guidelines and supplements discussed in "Mother Food" are similar to ..