Breast milk for an infant is the only food and is more effective than many of the vaccines. It is a very important source of nutrition for babies. Breast milk is not only beneficial for baby but also for mother. Breast milk has the capability to boost the immune system of babies, increase the memory and IQ, reduces the risk of cancer, breast milk can reduce the risk of chronic conditions, it minimizes the risk of SIDs by fifty percent, and breast feeding helps a mother reduce the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis, it helps the mothers reduce the post delivery blood loss and also the uterus returns to the normal size fast.
Mothers these days sometimes feed their newborns formulas but no formula is better than breast milk as it morphs to meet your baby's changing needs.
It so happens that sometimes mothers are unable to suffice the need of milk due to numerous causes such as not being able to produce milk due to illness, or some women consume birth-control pills that also affects the milk production, there are certain hormonal disorders and the most common cause of reduced breastfeeding is painful and sore nipples. Yes, babies sometimes chew on the nipples resulting in cracked nipples that become painful for mothers while breastfeeding.
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