What are the benefits of breastfeeding your baby?

Breastfeeding really is a magical time for moms and babies, creating a bond that will last a lifetime. The most important part of this bond is breastfeeding and breast milk. The skin-to-skin contact between you and your baby makes your baby feel safe and secure and breast milk is key to nutrition and health.

Breast milk is perfectly formulated by your body for your baby, and on top of that it is always ready. No need to heat, sterilize or prepare! Besides that, it has huge benefits for you and your baby.

For moms, regular breastfeeding helps

– Moms to lose pregnancy weight healthily
– Reduce the chance of iron deficiency
– Reduce the chance of illnesses such as breast, uterine and ovarian cancers

For babies, being breastfed helps

– Help to develop the bond between the baby and mother
– Feel calm and secure
– Reduce the chance of genetic disease
– Reduce colic
– Prevent diarrhea, constipation and urinary tract infections as breast milk is easy to digest and therefore keeps the baby active.
– Reduce instances of ear and respiratory tract infections
– Strengthen immune system

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