Advantages of breastfeeding
The advantages of breast milk
What are the advantages of breastfeeding for the baby?
Breast milk is the most suitable food for new-born babies.
If possible between 4 and 6 months, milk should be the only food that these should take. If possible, it should extend to the year, although breast milk is combined with other foods.
Properties of breast milk
Between the most important properties of maternal milk we would have to mention the following:
What are the advantages of breastfeeding for the mother?
To nurse the baby with the chest milk does not only suppose advantages for the baby. The mother also benefits when she makes this decision.
Between the advantages of giving to eat with the chest milk we would mention the following:
What are the advantages of breastfeeding for the relation of the baby and the mother?
What are the advantages of breastfeeding for society?
Breastfeeding babies is interesting not only for mothers and babies. This act is also very interesting for society, especially poorer societies.
First, by reducing the number of diseases,it implies very big savings in medical treatments. It has been found that breastfed children visit the doctor less often, as they have a better general health than those who take the bottle.
Economically, breastfeeding involves much less expense, by not having to buy bottles, prepared milk, disinfectants, etc. From an ecological standpoint, it is clear that breastfeeding involves virtually zero environmental waste compared to bottle-feeding.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.