Breastfeeding, with its many health and social benefits, is definitely the best source of nutrition for babies. Mothers are urged to breastfeed their babies for as long as possible and indeed when and wherever they happen to be when the baby is hungry. In fact, the World Health Organization recommends that babies be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life.

I have developed this section in order to answer the many common questions parents have about breastfeeding.

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Pediatrician DR.PAUL Roumeliotis is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The information provided above is designed to be an educational aid only. It is not intended to replace the advice and care of your child’s physician, nor is it intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that your child has a medical condition always consult a physician.