Benefits of Breastfeeding for Moms and Babies:

There are numerous and significant breastfeeding advantages for you and your little one:

  • Breast milk naturally adapts to match the changing nutritional needs of your baby as they grow.
  • Breast milk delivers important antibodies to your baby, to help prevent against illnesses, allergies, and infections (ear, chest and stomach).
  • Breastfeeding provides an ideal opportunity to bond with your baby.
  • Breastfeeding can help with postpartum recovery.
    • It produces the hormone oxytocin that helps your uterus contact after delivery and return to its normal size.
    • It helps reduce the amount of vaginal bleeding.
    • It may make it easier to lose the weight you gained during pregnancy.
  • You may possibly have a lower risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and diabetes later in life.
  • Breast milk is convenient, fresh, and always at the right temperature.
  • Breast milk is an environmentally friendly feeding choice.

Learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding with this article about Vitamin D and breast milk

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