Breastfeeding is the best for your baby, as breast milk provides the baby with all important nutrients. In addition, breastfeeding is the cheapest way to feed your baby, protects your baby against infections and allergies and supports the relation between mother and child. HiPP is convinced of the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child and fully support breastfeeding according to WHO recommendations.
The topic Breast Milk & Breastfeeding contains information about the benefits of and further tips for breastfeeding. Early and frequent breastfeeding encourages milk production. A balanced diet during pregnancy and lactation period promotes breastfeeding.
If you decide not to breastfeed, or to combine breast and bottle feeding, you should be aware that this may reduce the amount of breast milk. Once the decision to stop breastfeeding has been made, it is difficult to go back. If you are thinking about using an infant formula, consult your paediatrician. When using an infant formula, follow preparation instructions indications on the package very carefully as incorrect usage may lead to adverse health effects.