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A to Z: 26 Reasons to Nurse Your Baby

From: LEAVEN, Vol. 33 No. 4, August-September 1997, p. 90

  • Amenorrhea
  • Bonding
  • Colostrum... the perfect first food
  • Decreased risk of breast cancer
  • Easy baby care
  • Few allergies
  • Good for the whole family
  • Human milk is specially designed for human babies
  • Immunities
  • Jaw development
  • Kids get lots of attention when the new baby is breastfed
  • Laundry is a breeze
  • Mental development
  • Natural
  • Oxytocin and prolactin
  • Protection against many diseases
  • Quick weight loss for mother
  • Rest
  • Saves money
  • Traveling is easy
  • Understanding the baby's needs
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Working goes smoothly when the nursing relationship is maintained
  • eXactly what baby needs
  • You get to take care of your baby
  • Zero waste

Only the Best Is Good Enough - Breastfeed!

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