August Is National Breastfeeding Month

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month — a yearly event when advocates work to empower women to try breastfeeding their newborn babies.

But while breastfeeding may be natural, it’s not always easy for every new mom. Pick up a few pointers — and words of support — from the breastfeeding tips and articles below, provided by the experts at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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For more than a century, women have depended on the expertise and compassion of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC for the delivery and care of their babies. With a family-centered environment for labor, delivery, and recovery; innovative laboring options; world-renowned obstetricians; and one of the largest NICUs in the nation, why would you choose to go anywhere else? For more information about Magee’s childbirth services, visit UPMC.com/Magee, or call 1-866-MyMagee. Read More