We oten think of breastfeeding in relation to the importance for the health of the mother and the baby. But breastfeeding is also important for the health of our planet.
Breastmilk is available on tap at the right temperature. Aside from a few extra calories eaten by the mother, there are no resources needed in the production of breastmilk. Infant formulas require farming, transport, packaging and heating resources.
Have you thought about how breastfeeding your baby is a way of caring for your environment as well? You are - 'Saving our planet one breastfeed at a time'.
Join the discussion on ways to promote breastfeeding and protect the health of mothers, babies and the earth.