Not enough women have the support or information they need to breastfeed. Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may not be as easy and natural as some might think. Breastfeeding can be hard, painful, and frustrating. I believe a lot of mothers switch to formula because of these simple reasons. A lot of the time when mothers switch to formula they think something isn’t right when breastfeeding and there isn’t support there to help them through their problem.
Breast milk also has disease fighting substances that protect your baby from illness. (babycenter.com) I previously stated that breastfeeding was also beneficial to mothers. Its takes calories from the mom their for helping the mom loose any extra baby weight. It also reduces the risk of Breast Cancer along with Osteoporosis, very serious conditions. Numerous studies from around the world regarding breastfeeding have shown that stomach viruses, lower respiratory illnesses, ear infections, and meningitis occur less often in breastfed babies and are less severe when they do happen.
Breastfeeding is proven as the ideal method for feeding babies. Nationwide, 76% of new moms choose to breastfeed and forgo formula feeding, but by three months post-partum that percentage has dropped drastically (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity 4). While breastfeeding is proven to reduce the risk of diarrhea, pneumonia, obesity, type-II diabetes, and improve results on intelligence tests (World Health Organization) many new moms abandon their goals of feeding babies for the recommended 2 years (World Health Organization) because of the discrimination received while nursing in public. Being viewed as a life choice, not a health choice, the general public ostracizes and alienates these women, arguing that modesty is more important than a baby’s right to eat.
Breastfeeding usually goes on for within the first twelve months of infant's life; nevertheless, there are some extreme breast feeders that do it for years. Although most mothers try to breastfeed the infants no matter what condition they are in. A vitamin called Colostrums is high in protein, zinc, and other minerals. It contains less fat, carbohydrates, and calories t... ... middle of paper ... ... or woman should get pregnant in order to lose weight. Females should not do that because it is just a scientific fact that affected not all individuals in the same way.
Abortion Abortion is a new habit that women have been using to solve a “problem” and if they think that having a baby is a problem they are totally wrong. Having a baby is a blessing. Sometimes having a baby might not be expected but that is not a reason to take the baby’s life. When a woman aborts it is taking a human’s life away. It is not the baby’s fault if the mother did not take care about her actions the baby has the right to live.
Woman are asked to leave the room or to stop breastfeeding by those who feel uncomfortable. Breasts are viewed as sexual items rather than a natural way of providing nutrients and comfort for a child. Some people are against public breastfeeding because they don't want to explain what is going on to their child. Woman are often told that their child is to old to be breastfed. It is no ones business but the mothers how... ... middle of paper ... ...s miss less work.
Which showed that the people are still getting plastic surgery even though the state health budget was being cut. So the state does not really have much effect on the reason tha... ... middle of paper ... ...arger tensions between motherhood and sexuality is that by having a child it does a lot to the mother’s body. Cecilia blamed the weight gain is from the dead tissue due to the pregnancy and that it needed to be removed. Since the mother breast gets bigger so that they could breast feed their baby, it is common for their breast to become loose and have stretch marks on them. Others have blamed pregnancy and breast-feeding for thickened waists, Caesarean scars, stretch marks and localized fat.
Also, babies digest breastmilk a lot easier than formula because formula contains cow milk, which is a lot harsher than a mother’s milk. Furthermore, mothers benefit from breastfeeding just as babies do. At first, breastfeeding can be hard to get used to. Once the baby gets used to a steady breastfeeding routine, it becomes very easy. It has been proven that mothers who breastfeed have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and postpartum depression.Breastfeeding helps the mother bond with he... ... middle of paper ... ... can prepare the formula bottles ahead of time, giving her time to go out and do what she wants if someone is watching her baby.
When asked why they would not breast feed, some moms mentioned they are too scared it will hurt; some said they can’t, and others just have no interest because they were never educated. There are many benefits to breast feeding that some moms didn’t even know could be possible. Many moms have found that they are able to lose the baby weight quicker by breast feeding. Studies have shown that breast feeding can help reduce the chance of ovarian and breast cancer. Also with feeding you are preventing type 2 diabetes and lesson your chances of postpartum depression.
In addition to, everyone came from the womb of their mother and that they have experienced to be breastfed as well. Thus, there is not enough reason to discriminate mothers by telling them to hide in a corner or bathroom to nurse their babies because they are only doing their responsibility as a mother to their child. Also, it is unethical for people who demand mothers to breastfeed their babies in the washroom because first of all, no one wants to eat nor drink in a bathroom or restroom, and second if mothers delay their breastfeeding just for the sake of people who are batting an eye, or saying negative things against breastfeeding such as it is indecent, weird, nudity, or it makes them uncomfortable; then it will be consider as neglect