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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Mothers' Bill of Rights
Choosing the method of feeding a new baby is one of the important decisions a mother can make in preparing for childbirth. Experts agree that breastfeeding is the safest and healthiest choice for mothers and infants. New York State recently passed The Breastfeeding Mothers' Bill of Rights. This legislation encourages health care providers and hospitals to enact practices that promote and support breastfeeding before during and after delivery.

Breastfeeding Resources Guide
The following guide has been put together by the Breastfeeding Initiatives of Staten Island University Hospital and Richmond University Medical Center. We are committed to promoting breastfeeding and ensuring the availability of quality support services for breastfeeding families. Breastfeeding is natural, but many moms have questions or need guidance at some point during the nursing relationship.

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