Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi

Women's Health

Benefits of Breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics supports breastfeeding as the optimal way to feed your baby, ideally for at least the first 6-12 months of life. Breastfeeding provides numerous health benefits for both mother and baby, including providing perfect nutrients for baby and even some cancer protection for mother. Learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding by clicking on the materials below.

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