Benefit of Breast-feeding.
Over the year’s mothers
with breastfeeding “hurtles” has been a part of my life as a home health nurse. It is very enjoyable to see the
process of breastfeeding and the growing joy when both baby and mother getting used to it.
In this article I will mention
some of the benefits of breastfeeding mentioned in research and from my own observation.
Breast-feeding for even a couple
of months lowers the odds of getting leukemia. ( Marilyn Kwan, MD, in journal of Public Health reports.). The risk is 24 %
less if breastfeeding longer term. More benefits of breast-feeding are:
The same counts for asthma and
Children who are breast-fed develop
The changes of ear infection
are smaller and baby’s receiving more immunity from the mother through breastfeeding. American Academy of Pediatrics Work Group on Breastfeeding, Pediatrics 100:1035-1039,
In this society where most women have to work to make ends meet it is a real effort to breast-feed. Many
European countries allow parents for a leave of absent to take care of the baby. The first year is so vital