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Breastfeeding - the healthiest option for both your and you baby

There is a common saying, "Breastfeeding is best" but what really makes it so wonderful?

Breastfeeding - the healthiest option for both your and you baby
Not only does breastmilk have the perfect nutritional composition for a newborn but it also has tremendous benefits for the mothers.
From the moment a baby is born, the mother starts producing breastmilk that is custom-made for her own baby. If the baby is born prematurely the milk will automatically have extra qualities to help him grow in the ideal fashion.  
Breastmilk contains the perfect amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins and minerals. The composition of breastmilk changes overtime to give the baby exactly what he needs to promote healthy growth at each stage of his infant life.
When an infant is given breastmilk as his main source of nutrition there are many benefits. Breastmilk protects the baby against infections, allergies, asthma, Crohn's disease, type I diabetes and sudden infant death syndrome to name a few.  Breastfeeding also promotes stronger emotional bonding between the baby and mother.
Breastfeeding reduces the size of the mother's uterus after birth preventing postpartum hemorrhage and allowing the uterus to shrink to its pre-pregnancy size quickly. In addition, breastfeeding burns an additional 500 calories each day so weight loss can be an added bonus to breastfeeding. Mothers that breastfeed are less likely to develop breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer and the longer she breastfeeds the greater the protection from these cancers. 
At three in the morning when your baby is hungry, breastfeeding is the easiest, quickest and cleanest way to satisfy your newborn. No fumbling around in the kitchen with a bottle, sterilizer, formula or boiling water. Your baby will get its milk instantly at the perfect temperature and amount without having to leave your side.