Breast milk is best for your baby.

Health Canada, the Canadian Paediatric Society, and the Dietitians of Canada recommend that you exclusively breastfeed your baby for the first 6 months and that you continue to breastfeed for up to 2 years or longer along with complementary foods.

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Breastfeeding tips

This Similac® article is about the benefits of breastfeeding your baby

The benefits of breastfeeding

When it comes to feeding babies, nature knows best. So it’s no surprise that there are plenty of significant advantages to breastfeeding your bundle of joy. We can begin with the fact that breast milk naturally adapts to match the changing nutritional needs of your baby as he grows, which means that you don’t have to worry about it. It also delivers important antibodies to your baby, to help protect against illnesses, infections and allergies. It’s convenient, fresh and always at the right temperature, and an environmentally-friendly feeding choice. What’s not to love?

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Breastfeeding and nutrition

This Similac® article is all about breastfeeding nutrition for moms

What to eat when breastfeeding

It is vital to continue to pay special attention to your diet while you are breastfeeding. A balanced diet that incorporates all the necessary vitamins and minerals will directly influence the healthy growth and development of your baby. Besides that, eating well may improve your mood and make you feel better in your skin—that’s good news for everyone involved

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Breastfeeding and formula

This Similac® article explains how to wean your baby off breastfeeding

How to wean from breastfeeding

Weaning your baby from breastfeeding is a natural stage in your baby’s development that often comes with mixed emotions. This is completely normal. Throughout the weaning process, remember to stay close to your baby. Comfort and cuddle her like before and you will come out of the process feeling just as close as you ever did.

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Our poop chart shows what normal and abnormal baby poop can look like

Did you ever imagine yourself paying so much attention to poop? With so many different colours and consistencies, you might be wondering what’s normal and what’s not.

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