Breastmilk... the gold standard of infant nutrition.
Human Milk for human babies!
Affordable healthcare begins with breastfeeding.
Breastmilk... it's more than just a meal!
It is astounding that a thousand generations of knowledge and experience can be wiped out by a single generation of ignorance.
Why is it we allow the two oldest most mature members of a household to sleep together, but expect the youngest most immature member to sleep alone in a dark room?
Human milk is not just a food; it also complements the immaturity of organs in infants.
—Peter Hartmann, Australian biochemist
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Babies are such a nice way to start people
The newborn baby has only 3 demands. They are: warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breast, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.
—Dr. Grantly Dick-Read:
A Pioneer in childbirth education
To believe that simply having children makes one a parent is as absurd as believing that having an instrument makes one a musician.
A pair of substantial mammary glands have the advantage over the two hemispheres of the most learned professors' brains in the art of compounding a nutritive fluid for infants.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes
I don't do great things; I do small things with great love.
When asked what is the source of your essential optimism, Margaret Mead responded: "I believe that it was crucial for my life-long optimism that I was a very welcome and greatly loved, breastfed baby."
Some Personal Views, page 276
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
Artificial feeding is like artificial insemination — it accomplishes the same purpose, but loses something in the delivery.
—Maureen Mitchell, IBCLC
And the end of all exploring will be to arrive where we started and to know the place for the first time.
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