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Teaching the Importance of Breastfeeding

Enough milk

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Enough milk

A senior breastfeeding counselor at Koja Hospital uses a small marble to show a new mother that a newborn's stomach is very small. Breastfeeding experts at the hospital say many mothers are worried that they are not producing enough milk to satisfy their baby's hunger. The hospital's breastfeeding education program is aimed at dispelling such "myths," and providing a supportive learning environment for new moms and their families.