Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast. Health professionals recommend that breastfeeding begin within the first hour of a baby's life and continue as often and as much as the baby wants.

Benefits for the mother include less blood loss following delivery, better uterus shrinkage, and decreased postpartum depression. Breastfeeding delays the return of menstruation and fertility.Long term benefits for the mother include decreased risk of breast cancer, cardiovascular  disease and rheumatoid Arthritis. Also, Breastfeeding is less expensive than infant formula.

Benefits for the baby: Apart from being the best food supplement to the baby, breastfeeding decreases the risk of respiratory tract infections and diarrhea. Other benefits include lower risks of asthma, food allergies, type 1 diabetes  and leukemia. Breastfeeding may also improve cognitive development and decrease the risk of obesity in adulthood.For more details connect with EVACARE CLINIC, MUMBAIOr connect with