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Why Breastfeeding?

“Imagine that the world had created a new ‘dream product’ to feed and immunize

everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere,

required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families

and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it.”

Frank A. Oski

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Breast Milk

 Breast milk contains fat, protein, carbohydrates, variable minerals, vitamins and antibodies.

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Breast Milk Is Versatile 

HEALING

If your little one gets a scratched eye, or even something hot/spicy in their eye, use your breast milk to ease their pain and start the healing process. You can use an eye dropper, or wash your hands and use your finger, to place a few drops of your breast milk into their eye. Put it in the corner of their eye, closest to their nose, and they will blink and the milk will coat their eye. 

SOOTHING

You can make your own baby soap at home with your breast milk! Breast milk is wonderful for your baby's skin, hypoallergenic and healing. All it takes are a few simple ingredients: 7 oz. clear glycerin soap base, 150 ml breast milk (room temp.), 1 tbs. coconut oil, oatmeal (optional), and a few drops of Vitamin E (optional). You also will need a few soap molds and some storage bags. You begin by melting the soap base, then melting/stirring in the coconut oil. Remove from heat and quickly add in the breast milk and Vitamin E drops (optional). You will then pour the soap into your soap molds, and add a sprinkle of oatmeal on top for a cute addition (optional). Please be sure to store in the refrigerator until use. Once in use, you can keep the soap in the shower while you are using it daily. 

CALMING 

Give your little one a breast milk bath! This has long been a popular way for calming your little one's body- soothing common skin issues ranging from dryness and diaper rash to acne and eczema.

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