For all those pregnant ladies out there, considering which way to feed your baby, there are many benefits to breastfeed, bith for you and your baby. I am not trying to force you to make breastfeeding your only choice, merely giving you the facts, it is entirely your choice how you feed your baby, although I think most people will agree there are some great positives for breastfeeding.
Benefits to Breastfed Babies.
~ Better neurological development.
~Better jaw development.
~Straighter, healthier teeth.
~Protection against ear infections
~Protection against colds, chest infections and sore throats
~Prolongs natural immunity to mumps, measles, polio and other diseases.
~Lessens chance of eczema and other allergies
~ Lower risk of diabetes
~Helps prevent obesity
~ Protection against gastro-enteritis and tummy upsets
Benefits to mums who breastfeed.
~ Reduces the risk of breast cancer
~Reduces the risk of ovarian cancer
~Lower risk of hip fractures and low bone density
~Helps mother get her figure back quicker - it naturally uses up about 500 extra calories a day.
~ It saves money - formula feeding can cost as much as £45 per month.
I always said that my blog would not force it down anyone's throats, so I shall leave you with the list and you can make up your own mind, if you have any questions or queries, I would be more than happy to answer them, just drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you any advice that you need, unless it is how to get more sleep because I am still working on that one!!