Top 10 Reasons for Breastfeeding

  1. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends it
  2. Breastfeeding promotes bonding between mother and baby
  3. Breastfeeding satisfies baby's emotional needs
  4. Breast milk provides perfect infant nutrition
  5. Not breastfeeding increases mother's risk of breast cancer
  6. Formula feeding increases baby girls' risk of developing breast cancer in later life
  7. Formula Feeding is associated with lower I.Q.
  8. Breast milk is always ready and comes in a nicer package than formula does
  9. Breast milk helps pass meconium
  10. Breast milk contains immunities to diseases and aids in the development of baby's immune system.

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