Is Breastfeeding Right for You and Your Baby?


If you’re an expectant mother, you already have a lot on your mind. One concern may be whether or not to breastfeed your baby.

Do what’s right for you. There may be health reasons that prompt your doctor to advise against breastfeeding, so it’s important to discuss with your doctor the best way for your baby to get the nutrients he or she needs.


This information has been created and supplied to you courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The information is general in nature and is intended to provide you with increased understanding of the topics discussed to help you and your family get and stay healthy. It is not intended as a substitute for the professional advice and care of your doctor. If you have any questions or concerns about your health or the health of any of your family members, contact your doctor.