The Benefits of Breastfeeding (FAR8001/FM011)

mother and breastfeeding infantMedical research has found many compelling advantages to breastfeeding, not only for infants, but for mothers as well. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the advantages include nutritional, immunologic, developmental, psychological, social, economic, and environmental benefits. This 2-page Family Album Radio transcript was written by Donna Davis, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, February 2013.