If your wife or partner has decided to breastfeed your new baby, she has made a wonderful decision. Countless research studies have purported that the benefits of breastfeeding far outweigh those of formula feeding. Decreased symptoms of colic, better sleep and improved digestion are just a few advantages of breast milk. Moreover, this optimal nutrition provides your baby with antibodies that can provide protection against a host of diseases and illnesses. In fact, there are hundreds of ingredients in breast milk that cannot be replicated in formula. Although you may agree that “breast is best”, you may also be anxious in regards to what the breastfeeding process entails and how to support your partner. Your support while your partner breastfeeds is more valuable than you may realize, and fortunately, there are a number of ways you can help to make the breast feeding experience a positive one for the entire family.