Why Breastfeed?

As a mother, making the decision whether to breastfeed can be difficult. Hectic schedules, sensitive breasts, and the need for your constant presence can make breast feeding seem challenging. But breastfeeding is natural; it is your body’s way of nourishing your child perfectly. Here are 35 reasons why you should consider breastfeeding:

  1. Breast milk is the perfect nutrition for babies at each stage of development.
  2. Your milk is more easily digested than formula.
  3. Your baby is less likely to die of SIDS.
  4. Breastfed babies are more protected against illness, therefore
  5. Babies who are breastfed get sick less often.
  6. Breast milk is ready on demand and comes in a nicer package than formula.
  7. Breastfeeding promotes bonding between the mother and baby.
  8. It is less expensive than formula.
  9. Breast milk is green! No packaging to throw away and there are fewer resources used to produce it, compared to formula.
  10. Breast milk tastes better than formula. Try it. Continue reading “Why Breastfeed?”