📣 August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month! #Breastfeeding can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but when your baby is in the NICU, a whole new set of challenges presents itself. Today we're sharing about the benefits of breast milk for your NICU baby. Did you know? A baby born prematurely hasn’t yet received all the antibodies and nutrients from the mother that they would have if they’d been full-term. And your breast milk contains unique properties and is designed to meet your baby’s particular needs. 🙌 Read more below! We've added some helpful new articles all about breastfeeding (and pumping, and bottle feeding...) - find them in the 📚 Educational Resources section under Your NICU Baby.

Posted by Leigh Ann at Hand to Hold at 2023-08-01 15:54:47 UTC