The Basics of Breastfeeding

You've heard that breastfeeding is best for your baby, but why? How can giving your baby breast milk improve their overall growth and development? What are some of the benefits for mom? What happens if you can't breastfeed for as long as what's recommended? And what resources are available to help you and your baby on this journey?

Featured Expert


  • Scripps Health

    Scripps Health is a private, nonprofit, integrated health system in San Diego, California committed to providing the highest quality care to you and your family. Whether you are looking for some of the best doctors in San Diego or need care at one of our top-ranked hospitals, Scripps offers excellent care for every stage of life.

  • Parent Connection

    The Parent Connection brings San Diego families together to provide support, share experiences and information, enjoy social activities and build lasting relationships. Learn more about their quality educational programs and playgroups and sign-up for membership online!

Love our shows? Join our community and continue the conversation! Mighty Moms is our online support group, with parenting resources and helpful new mom stories you won’t find anywhere else! You’ll also have a chance to be featured on our shows.

Become a Mighty Mom!