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Eating a balanced diet of fresh, whole foods is a very important part of being healthy, but there are other things that are also important. Explore the pages below to learn ways to put you and your family on a path to better health.
"How do I start feeding my baby?"
Prepare first foods at home!
"Why should I choose to breastfeed?"
Human milk is made for human babies.
"I have heard that breastfeeding is difficult and it hurts."
Some women might feel discomfort when her baby first starts breastfeeding – it will get easier.
“I want to breastfeed when I go back to work or return to school.”
Many women around the world return to work or school and continue to provide breastmilk for their babies.
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