BREASTFEEDING SERIES No.1: The Benefits of Breastfeeding5:27 PM
Since my sister is giving birth to her first-born this month, I'm helping educate her on breastfeeding by writing about it all Mondays of October. And as promised, one lucky reader will receive a pretty Next9 Nursing Cover and a Lactacyd Baby Bath gift pack! Raffle contest details at the end of this post.
I believe that, when God created moms, He specifically included the ability to produce milk so that we can provide sustenance for our babies no matter what the circumstances are. There's no excuse to breastfeeding - it's natural and convenient. Plus, it benefits not only our babies but our bodies, too.
Breastfeeding is best for babies! Breastmilk make babies smarter, healthier, and happier. Among the benefits derived from breastmilk are:
Breastfeeding is best for moms! Breastfeeding creates this special bond between mother than child. Aside from that, moms get to enjoy these advantages:
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I and @The 24 Hour Mommy encourage moms and moms-to-be to breastfeed!Reminders:
Reference: Breastfeeding informational flyer developed by the DOH, WHO, and SM Supermalls.
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