Breast Feeding awareness – Health Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may have heard that breastfeeding has some great health benefits. I thought I would share some of the detailed benefits that breastfeeding has been known to provide for you and your baby.

Several studies have shown that breastfed babies have fewer cases of:

  • Stomach viruses
  • Respiratory illnesses
  • Ear infections
  • Meningitis
  • SIDS
  • Child Obesity

If that’s not enough, long tem studies show that breastfed babies have a 20% lower risk of dying between 28days and 1 year!  But that’s not all; Breastfed babies have reduced risk of developing certain childhood cancers. Additionally, babies that drink breast milk have fewer allergic reactions. This is a huge amount of benefits you can provide to your baby. And it’s all from your specially formulated milk. A mother’s milk produces an immune rich substance that cannot be reproduced in formulas. This specially formulated milk not only fights viruses, it provides a protective coating on your babies throat, nose, stomach and membranes.

We all know that our child’s health is so important to us, but breastfeeding also has some great benefits for mommies! Here are a few of the benefits attached to breastfeeding your baby:

  • Reduction of stress
  • Reduced ricks of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer
  • Lower cases of depression
  • Lessens Osteoporosis
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Cost benefits

That is a long list of benefits! What a great way to spending special time with your baby and give them the jump-start on life that they need. Let us help you make this experience more comfortable with our full coverage wraps.  We know that mommies on the go need a way to nurse their baby while still getting things done.

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