Why Breastfeeding is Best for Babies & Mothers

According to the American Academiy of Pediatrics, babies that are breastfed experience:

  1. Fewer allergies
  2. Long-term protection against diabetes and Crohn’s disease
  3. Enhance brain growth and eye development
  4. Boosted protection against colds and ear infections. In addition, mothers that choose to breastfeed reap the benefits of:
  • Stronger bones
  • Reduced risk of ovarian cancer and premenopausal breast cancer
  • Increased ability to lose weight, as breastfeeding burns 200 to 500 calories a day

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