“…[Breastfeeding] benefits the child and helps to create the closeness and maternal bonding so necessary for healthy child development. So human and natural is this bond that the Psalms use the image of the infant at its mother’s breast as a picture of God’s care for man…"
- Pope John Paul II
Breastfeeding and Catholic Motherhood
by Sheila Kippley
Our Lady of La Leche:
St Giles, patron saint of breastfeeding: