For every new mother, the most paramount of concerns is dedicating their child the best start in life. This can mean providing them with educational toys, the best clothing, and saving for their future education, but an important aspect is also providing them with the proper nutrition to fuel their development. This will not only ensure a physically healthy and hearty infant, but it is also a key component in the development of their minds.
Before small children is born, it is encouraged that parents discuss the benefits of breastfeeding versus raising their child on formula. Depending on the circumstances, breastfeeding may not always be an option. However, experts and doctors agree that breast milk is much more beneficial by far. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, breastfeeding has the following advantages 😛 TAGEND Breast milk naturally has all the nutrients babies need to grow and develop. Breast milk has antibodies that can help prevent your baby from get sick. Breastfeeding can help prevent health problems in your baby, such as allergies, eczema, ear infections, and stomach problems. Breastfed babies are less likely to be hospitalized with breathing infections. Breastfed babies are less likely to become obese or have diabetes. Breastfeeding may help prevent sudden infant death disorder( SIDS ). Mothers who breastfeed find it easier to lose weight after pregnancy. Breastfeeding may help lower the risk for breast and ovarian cancers, diabetes, and certain other diseases in moms. Mallory Smothers Mallory Smothers Jamie Grill/ Getty Images