Breastfeeding is one of the best things a mom can do to give her baby a healthy start. But it doesn't always come easily, and many women struggle at first. Learn how we support families on their journey.
Mothers Milk Bank, the only nonprofit milk bank in California, encourages breastfeeding mothers to donate excess breast milk, helping neonatal medical teams save infant lives. Michele Evans, MD, a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente in Roseville, discusses the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby.
After expectant mom Ashley Berry decided she wanted to breastfeed her newborn, her care team at Kaiser Permanente supported her by providing her with educational materials at prenatal appointments and encouraging her to attend a breastfeeding class.