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Benefits of breastfeeding

While the fetus is developing, it gets all its needed nutrients from the mother through the umbilical cord. This includes compounds that help the baby's immune system to protect it from harm. But even after birth the baby's immune system is still not fully mature. Fortunately, nature has cleverly developed a solution. The added help it needs it gets in part from colostrum and milk via breastfeeding.

Week night dinners the easy way

We’ve all done it. We’ve angled into that drive-thru lane because we were too tired to cook or, worse, too unprepared. We know fast food isn’t healthy. We cringe as our kids insist on French fries instead of apples or carrots or whatever bone they are throwing out for us parents. Sometimes it is just easier to put on the blinders and hand over the debit card.