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Breastfeeding Preparation Rockford IL

See below for breastfeeding preparation suppliers in Rockford that give access to nursing bras, nursing pads, breastfeeding clothing, inverted nipples, milk storage guidelines and more, as well as advice and content on breastfeeding positioning and breast milk expressing.

Conscious Childbirth Choices
(815) 955-0653
6524 Belvidere Rd.
Roscoe, IL

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Donna Voigtlander
Rockton, IL
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Carolyn Rebman, RN, MAT, LCCE
(630) 532-9776
1902 Gladstone Dr
Wheaton, IL

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Laura Bertsche, LCCE
(309) 688-0202
1825 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL

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Terri M Pheanis, RNC,BSN, LCCE, FACCE
(630) 933-6427
2775 Coventry Ct
Geneva, IL

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Mothering Roots Doulas
(608) 207-9178
Rockford, IL

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Ms. Nicole Heidbreder, LCCE
(917) 528-1855
2700 Monroe St
Quincy, IL

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Diana Klein, BS, LCCE
(309) 472-4009
119 Linden Ave
Germantown Hills, IL

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Donna Voigtlander
Rockton, IL
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Margaret E. Pepping, RN, MS, LCCE
(708) 567-5672
1713 Fieldwood Dr
Northbrook, IL

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Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding Benefits
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There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are several common breastfeeding questions along with answers!

Benefits of Breastfeeding For Mom:

  1. Nursing uses up extra calories, making it easier to lose the pounds of pregnancy.
  2. Breastfeeding lowers the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
  3. Breastfeeding can help a mother to bond with her baby. Physical contact is important to newborns and can help babies feel more secure.
  4. Breast milk is always available and ready! No more bottles to clean and no more formula to mix! Breast milk is always ready and does not require mom to mix anything or heat any milk!

    Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Baby:

  5. Breast milk is the most complete form of nutrition for infants. A mother's milk has just the right amount of fat, sugar, water, and protein that is needed for a baby's growth and development. Most babies find it easier to digest breast milk than they do formula.

  6. Breastfed babies score slightly higher on IQ tests.

  7. Breastfed infants grow exactly the way they should. They tend to gain less unnecessary weight and to be leaner

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