Healthy Baby & Mom

Healthy Choices for Baby and Mom


Healthy Choices for Baby and Mom


Breastfeeding is the healthiest feeding choice for babies, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding throughout baby’s first year.  


Did you know… breastfeeding has health benefits for babies and mothers?

Continuing breastfeeding requires serious dedication from the mother—especially if she returns to work in the early months after birth.

If your organization or agency wishes to learn more about workplace accommodations for breastfeeding, please contact Barb Metzger at the Allegany County Health Department at 301-759-5023.

Source: Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene