The benefits of breast milk go way beyond basic nutrition. Breast milk contains all the vitamins and nutrients your baby needs for the first six months of life. Breastfeeding for at least six months has many benefits for the infant and mother. Breast milk is packed with disease fighting substances that shields your baby from illness. Other benefits of breastfeeding are:
-Children and adolescents who were breastfed as babies are less likely to be overweight or obese.
-Children perform better on intelligence tests and have higher school attendance.
-Breastfeeding is associated with higher income in adult life.
-The risk of mortality due to diarrhoea and other infections can increase in infants who are either partially breastfed or not breastfed at all.
-Breastfeeding can protect your baby from developing allergies
-Breastfeeding can reduce your stress level and your risk of postpartum depression
-Breastfeeding may reduce your risk of some types of cancer
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