Mansfield Breastfeeding Resources

A Healthy Choice for Your Newborn

Breastfeeding has many benefits for mothers and their babies. Not only is breastmilk a nutritious and appropriately portioned meal for your baby, it also builds their immune system and strengthens the mother’s resistance to breast cancer. Breastfeeding is a personal choice, but one we strongly encourage because of its health benefits. Below is a list of local and online resources that can teach you more about breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding health library links

Additional breastfeeding resources

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s commitment to encouraging new mothers to breastfeed has earned us designation as a Texas Ten Step Hospital by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals.