There's plenty of misleading information about breastfeeding out there. You may hear some breastfeeding myths or downright lies which can...
There's plenty of misleading information about breastfeeding out there. You may hear some breastfeeding myths or downright lies which can make the choice to breastfeed more tricky. That said, there are two true and very excellent reasons why you should breastfeed. Your baby will be healthier. Plenty of research shows that breastfed babies are healthier. Babies who are breastfed helps to prevent obesity later in life, juvenile diabetes, multiple sclerosis, asthma and allergies, and may even lower the risk of heart disease! Breastfeeding also promotes healthy teeth and healthy eating patterns plus breast-fed tots are more resistant to disease and infection early in life than formula-fed children. Breastfeeding has been shown to reduce the likelihood of ear infections. Respiratory infection and SIDS are both less common in babies who breastfeed. There's literally hundreds of studies that point out the health benefits of breast milk for your baby. Your baby will be happier. New research shows that breastfed babies are more likely to be able to deal with life problems, stress, anxiety and other emotional disorders than formula fed babies. Breastfeeding has even been linked to higher grades and a more successful college experience - so if you think higher ed might make your tot happy one day, breastfeeding is the way to go. Breastfeeding is also naturally calming to mamas and is easy when you're tired (no bottle to heat, no getting up) plus promote bonding and trust me, a chill mama does equal a happier baby. Plus, have you ever seen a breast fed baby's face - totally chill and blissful! Get tips about how to breastfeed successfully!

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