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Women, Infants and Children

Harford Health Department promotes breastfeeding

Harford Health Department promotes breastfeeding

From the Harford County Health Department:

Today kicks off World Breastfeeding Week 2018 and Harford County Health Department would like to take this time to promote breastfeeding within the county, as well as showcase the comprehensive breastfeeding support services offered by our Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program.

Breastfeeding is a natural and low-cost way to provide babies with the nutritional support they need for healthy growth and development. In addition to being a vital part of nutrition, breastfeeding supplies babies with antibodies to protect them from childhood illness and it supports long-term health, well into adolescence and...