Benefits of Breastfeeding

We all know how important is Breastfeeding but we always read about its importance during every pregnancy (I think not only me 🙂 ). Here are the benefits of breastfeeding

  • Protects baby from gastrointestinal trouble, respiratory problems and ear infections.
  • Can protect baby from developing allergies.
  • Helps boost child’s intelligence.
  • Helps protect against obesity later in life.
  • Helps protect baby from childhood Leukemia.
  • Helps protect baby from developing type 1 diabetes.
  • Helps protect preemies from infections and high blood pressure later in life.
  • Helps lower the risk of SIDS.
  • Helps mommy to lose weight.
  • Helps mom’s risk of breast cancer.

Apart from all of the above points, it gives a bonding feel to mom and baby.