“Breast milk is nature’s perfect food for baby and also helps child ingrowing and developing  during first year of life.” Breast feeding is beneficial for both baby and for mother:-

Benefits for baby:-   

  • Breast milk is easily digestible
  • Breast fed babies are healthier than babies who are bottle fed
  • Breast fed babies are more intelligent . they  tend to have less gas and colic pain
  • breast milk fulfils all the nutritional need for the first six months
  • Breast feeding strength babies facial muscles and helps to align baby teeth better

Benefits for Mother:-  

  • Breast feeding stimulates oxytocin hormone that cause uterus to contract and return to normal size

  • Helps in reducing weight faster without restricting calories

  • Menstrual period take longer to return

  • Reduces the risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and osteoporosis

Advantages of Breast feeding

  • Breast feeding less expensive than feeding infant milk substitute
  • It is time saving
  • Breast feed baby diaper doesn't smell bad
  • It is very hygienic
  • It is always available and need no utensils or water ( which might carry germs)