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Benefits of breastfeeding (for mother and baby)

Today we're sharing on the benefits of breastfeeding and why it's beneficial for both the mother and the baby. Hope this prompts more mothers to start breastfeeding, with our Mantle of Love™ anti-radiation nursing scarf of course to maximize on the protection!


For the Baby

  1. Protects against allergies and eczema

  2. Causes less stomach upset, diarrhea, and constipation

  3. Reduces the risk of viruses, urinary tract infections, inflammatory bowel disease, gastroenteritis, ear infections, and respiratory infections

  4. Lessens the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)

  5. Makes vaccines more effective

  6. Protects against diseases such as spinal meningitis, type 1 diabetes, and Hodgkin's lymphoma

  7. May make your baby smarter

  8. Could help prevent obesity

  9. Brings baby close to you

For the Mother

  1. Lowers risk of breast and ovarian cancer

  2. Helps you lose pregnancy weight

  3. Triggers your uterus to shrink back to pre-pregnancy size

  4. May lower your risk of osteoporosis

  5. Heals your body after delivery

  6. Delays menstruation

  7. Can give you some natural birth-control protection

  8. Gives you closeness with your baby

  9. Saves you money

  10. Cultivates friendships

  11. More eco-friendly

Of course, there are actually even more benefits to breastfeeding that we will share in greater detail in a separate post. Take this as an insight for now.


Source: https://www.parents.com/baby/breastfeeding/basics/the-benefits-of-breastfeeding/


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