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Health Benefits of Breastfeeding


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Breast milk is one of the effective foods for your baby to grow and develop. The presentation will show you health benefits of breastfeeding.

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Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

  1. 1. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
  2. 2. • Breast milk is one of the best foods for your baby to grow and develop. It is custom which is usually prepared by each mother for own baby, and contains perfect and perfect amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins and minerals. When your baby grows, your milk will also change to keep up with your baby’s need. • Breast milk also involves valuable antibodies which are beneficial in preventing from the disease and May reduce the risk of your baby developing the allergies. After birth, your first milk,is known as Colostrum, which usually offers a vital early protection and beneficial in preventing from the growth of hazardous bacteria by coating your baby’s digestive system. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
  3. 3. Some of the top health benefits of breastfeeding as follows: 1. Breast Feeding Good for Development of Brain: It has usually been noted that babies who are breast-fed have good and better IQ level. Such babies may be able to solve the various type of puzzles and problems very early in the life. 2. Breast Milk for Long-term Protection: If you want to decrease his/her risk of developing chronic situations like type I diabetes, celiac disease and Crohn’s disease then breastfeed your baby. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
  4. 4. 3. Breast Milk is Good for Less Ear Infections: There are greater chances of ear-infections in babies who generally go for formulated milk and there may also reoccurrence of ear-infections. This infection may lead to cause your baby to undergo the multiple courses of antibiotics. It also reduces your baby’s immunity. If you want to protect your baby from ear infection then feed your baby which will be effective to your baby. 4. Breast Milk is Gentle on the Tummy: Breast milk assimilates fastly and easily into your child’s system and it is very gentle for your baby tummy. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
  5. 5. 5. Less Dental Problems: Kids who are usually breast-fed may lead to develop the less dental issues when they grow old. They will suffer from less dental cavities throughout their lives. 6. Breast Milk Will Keep Your Baby Healthy: • Breast feeding is beneficial in protecting against the allergies, sickness, and obesity. • Breast feeding will protect against the diseases like diabetes and cancer. • It will be easily digested means no constipation, diarrhoea or upset stomach • Babies have healthier weights as they grow. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
  6. 6. Here are the some of the best health benefits of breast feeding mother as mentioned below: 1. Decrease the Risk of Breast Cancer Women who are usually breastfeed reduce their risk of creating the breast cancer. The lowering in cancer risk usually comes in proportion to the cumulative lifetime duration of breastfeeding. That is the reason that more months or years a mother breastfeeds reduces her risk of breast cancer. What are the Health Benefits of Breast Feeding for Mothers?
  7. 7. 2. Lowers the Risk of Uterine and Ovarian Cancer. • It is better for cancer-fighting effects of breastfeeding are that estrogens levels which are reduce during lactation. It is said that low estrogens available is beneficial in stimulating the lining of the uterus and perhaps breast tissue also, the reduces the risk of these tissues becomes cancerous. 3. Lessens Osteoporosis. • Non-breastfeeding women have a huge chance of developing osteoporosis than breastfeeding women and there are greater chances suffering from hip fractures in the post-menopausal years. What are the Health Benefits of Breast Feeding for Mothers?
  8. 8. 4. Benefits Child Spacing. Since breastfeeding leads to delays the ovulation, the longer a mother breastfeeds the more she is able to practice the natural child spacing, if she needs. 5. Promotes Emotional Health. Not only does breastfeeding does benefit a mother’s body, but also better for her mind. 6. Promotes Postpartum Weight Loss. Breastfeeding mothers generally showed significantly high in reduction in hip circumference and excessive fat loss by one month postpartum when compared with formula-feeding moms. Breastfeeding mothers tend to have an earlier return to their pre-pregnant weight. What are the Health Benefits of Breast Feeding for Mothers?
  9. 9. •Breastfeed soon after birth and breastfeed frequently for 8 to 12 times in a 24 hour period. •Make sure try to hold your baby skin-to-skin. •Make sure to keep your baby with you in the hospital. •Make sure that do not give a pacifier or bottle until breastfeeding is well established. •Give only breast milk. TIPS
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