Benefits of breastfeeding
Breast feeding with breast milk allows you to provide your baby with everything he needs to grow and develop. Breast milk contains substances that can not be produced and replaced by derivative milk formula. Breastfeeding has benefits for both your baby and for you.
The advantages of breastfeeding your baby
Breast milk is natural and it satisfies the individual needs of the baby.
It contains nutrients that are in perfect balance and good for the baby’s tummy.
With breast milk, you will give your baby antibodies and he will be able to fight infections. The longer you are breastfeeding your baby, the better.
Babies who are fed with breast milk have less need for hospital visits.
If you are breastfeeding your baby, you will reduce the risk of diarrhea and constipation.
Breastfeeding reduces risk of allergic reactions such as eczema and asthma.
Breast milk contains hormones that help the development of the baby. These hormones can not be replaced with the milk formula.
Babies who are breast fed for 8 months or more, achieve better results in school when they grow up, than babies who are less fed with breast milk.
Breastfeeding creates a strong unbreakable relationship between mother and baby.
The advantages of breastfeeding for you
Breastfeeding helps to restore normal weight and burn up 500 calories a day.
Mothers who are breastfeeding their babies, create a strong and special relationship with them.
Breastfeeding can help protect you against developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
With breastfeeding you produce endorphins, which have a natural antidepressant effect and reduce the risk of postnatal depression.
Breast milk is always ready and cost you nothing.