The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Wisner, Wendy
September 2014
Natural Child Magazine;Sep/Oct2014, p6
The article discusses how breastfeeding is beneficial for both babies and mothers. It states that breast milk provides proteins, vitamins and fats to babies. It mentions that formula do not have antibodies which are found in breast milk and helps a baby to fight viruses. It highlights that breastfeeding releases oxytocin and prolactin in women which help them to feel happy and prevents postpartum depression.


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