If 90% of U.S. women breastfed for the first six months of their babies’ lives, we would save 900 infant lives annually and billions – yes, billions, with a “b” – in healthcare dollars, according to a study in the May issue of Pediatrics.  These advantages do not even include the significant benefits to mothers’ health or the money saved on formula.  If breastfeeding is a possibility, it’s the way to go.