Don’t forget about Dad – Supportive Fathers help with breastfeeding success

Breastfeeding-mom-n-dadOften overlooked, supportive dads can be a tremendous help to mothers who wish to breastfeed. When dads are informed about the benefits and taught helpful skills to support the mother, outcomes improve. “A father’s participation in the decision to breastfeed, his awareness of the health benefits for mom and baby and his approval are critical to a mother breastfeeding after leaving the hospital, particularly for women with lower incomes.”

Read more here: Fathers Hold Key to Breastfeeding Success

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