National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week

January 23, 2017 kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. This observance is mainly aimed at teens, but it also seeks to bring young adults together with scientists to help raise awareness of drug facts and the dangers of abusing substances. Continue reading “National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week” »

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August marks an important time for breastfeeding mothers. Not only is the first week of August World Breastfeeding Week, the month as a whole is designated National Breastfeeding Month, a time for people to educate themselves on the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.

Certain circumstances may prevent mothers from being able to breastfeed — and, of course, the most important thing is that a child is loved and nourished, no matter if by mother’s milk or formula. Still, we think it’s important to acknowledge what makes breastfeeding so healthy!

Read on for some benefits of breastfeeding as well as some steps mothers should take to ensure their breast milk is the very best for their babies.

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