Thursday's Tip: The 12 Months of Breastfeeding A song for parents and babies

The 1st month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 2nd month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 3rd month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 4th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 5th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 6th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 7th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 8th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Eight full nights sleep, Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 9th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Nine loads of laundry, Eight full nights sleep, Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 10th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Ten piles of toys, Nine loads of laundry, Eight full nights sleep, Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 11th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Eleven minute naps, Ten piles of toys, Nine loads of laundry, Eight full nights sleep, Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

The 12th month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: Twelve baby steps, Eleven minute naps, Ten piles of toys, Nine loads of laundry, Eight full nights sleep, Seven nursing friends, Six La Leche meetings, Five pounds lost! Four new teeth, Three diaper bags, Two nursing bras and a warm cuddly baby to hold!

Happy Holidays from La Leche League Canada

Dad with hat and his newborn baby

To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society