Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has lots of health benefits for babies, including reducing the risk of infections and lowering the risk of obesity as they grow up. It has health benefits for mothers too, such as providing extra protection against certain cancers and reducing the risk of weaker bones as we get older. Click the links below to find out more!

If you are pregnant and would like to breastfeed or have already started your breastfeeding journey and would like support, check out the @bristolbreastfeeding Facebook page and Bristol Breastfeeding Mummies group on Facebook.