The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Maeve Howett, a breastfeeding expert at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, outlines the benefits of breastfeeding for infants -- including new research that shows breastfeeding by reduce the incidence of childhood obesity. She also discusses how healthcare providers can do a better job supporting mothers who want to breastfeed.

"The Benefits of Breastfeeding"

"Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity"

"How Healthcare Can Encourage Breastfeeding"

"Breastfeeding Successfully: Overcoming Challenges"

"How Mothers Benefit from Breastfeeding"

"Helping Moms Feel Confident About Breastfeeding"

"Breastfeeding and Feminism"