By: Samantha Daniels
Benefits Of Breastfeeding
Helps Mom Lose Pregnancy Weight: Lactating mothers continuously burn calories during breastfeeding, which helps mothers lose weight after birth.
Decrease Cancer Risk: It is shown mothers who breast feed are significantly less likely to develop breast and uterine cancer.
Nutritional Benefits: Breast milk is considered to have high nutritional benefits for the baby. It offers a complete nutritional support, and helps prevent malnutrition, especially for babies born into underdeveloped countries.
- Remember, there is no set time, or length your baby should feed. Let your baby set the pace.
- Hold off on using a pacifier. Babies enjoy the sucking sensation, and using pacifiers could interfere with breastfeeding.
-Take care of yourself, and your nipples. Maintain a healthy diet, and drink plenty of fluids to keep hydrated. Also remember to care for your nipples with proper lubrication. This can help aid in comfort for mom during breastfeeding.
-Patience is a virtue. Remember to be patient, that everything takes time and try not to over stress about breastfeeding.