Breastfeeding: Best for Moms, Best for Babies, Best for our Community.
is the healthiest choice for feeding babies1-3. With a foundation of ideal nourishment, babies in our community can be better prepared to grow into healthy children and adults. The good news is that most moms in Cowlitz County want to breastfeed their babies, and are attempting to do so. However, while experts agree that babies should be breastfeed for at least one year, most babies in Cowlitz County are not breastfed past 4 weeks4. Why aren’t Cowlitz County moms nursing their babies longer?