Everyone knows breast-feeding is best for babies but few know why. Here are some well and little known facts.
Breast-Feeding benefits Moms too.
|Lowers breast cancer risk.|
|Helps her tummy flatten sooner.|
|Relaxes her and gives her peaceful calm due to prolactin release.|
|Is easier at night. Just tuck baby in bed.|
|Helps prevent postpartum hemorrhage (bleeding).|
|Means no formula stains on Mom's clothes either.|
|Postpones the return of her menstruation with full-time nursing (no bottles).|
|Means she has a portable baby; pack up diapers, change of clothes and go.|
|Is economical as items like bottles, nipples, sterilizer, baby food and doctor bills are eliminated.|
|Can be continued after going back to work.|
You may have your own reasons to add to this list but the facts are overwhelming: Breast-Feeding is the best for both Mother and baby.
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Why Breast Feeding is Best