Jul 15, 2010 1:01 PM by Monica Quintero

A local program is seeing big increases in breastfeeding

Marian Medical Center has a tremendously successful program geared at new moms and their newborn babies. The Lactation educators have been focusing on decreasing the use of formula and increasing breast feeding in Santa Maria.

In fact, from June of last year to June of this year, there has been a decrease in the use of formula by 60-percent.

KSBY News Reporter Monica Quintero will have a closer look at the local program and benefits of using formula for moms and their newborn babies.


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