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Here’s some helpful information:
  • Breast milk is nature’s ideal food for babies. It contains the perfect balance of nutrients and is easily digested.
  • Proper positioning or latching is especially important for successful breastfeeding.

  • Your breast milk will naturally change to adapt to your baby’s evolving nutritional needs.
  • Eat foods that are good sources of DHA, a type of Omega-3 fat.
    For more info, click here.
  • All breastfed babies, even those supplemented with infant formula, should receive a vitamin D supplement daily.
    For more info, click here.
  • It takes time and practice for you and your baby to learn to breastfeed. Before baby arrives, know where you can get help with breastfeeding.
  • Your baby will benefit from any amount of breast milk you are able to give her.
* Koletzko B et al. J Perinat. Med. 2008;36:5-14
Here’s some helpful information:
  • Breast milk is nature’s ideal food for babies. It contains the perfect balance of nutrients and is easily digested.
  • Proper positioning or latching is especially important for successful breastfeeding.

  • Your breast milk will naturally change to adapt to your baby’s evolving nutritional needs.
  • Eat foods that are good sources of DHA, a type of Omega-3 fat.
    For more info, click here.
  • All breastfed babies, even those supplemented with infant formula, should receive a vitamin D supplement daily.
    For more info, click here.
  • It takes time and practice for you and your baby to learn to breastfeed. Before baby arrives, know where you can get help with breastfeeding.
  • Your baby will benefit from any amount of breast milk you are able to give her.
Choose a formula with DHA
. DHA is a brain-nourishing nutrient and an important nutrient in breast milk. A panel of experts recommend* that infant formula contains approximately 0.2%-0.5% (7.2 to 18 mg) of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) per 100 mL. For more information visit
whydha.ca
* Koletzko B et al. J Perinat. Med. 2008;36:5-14
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