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  • Breastfeeding

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    are so many things that matter, starting with why we should breastfeed. Breastfeeding has more nutritional benefits for your baby that sometimes are overlooked. Breastfeeding is more than just feeding your baby, but has even been a way creating that bond between mother and her child which is completely unforgettable. Breastfeeding has been known to help benefit babies and well as the mother. My mom always told me breastfeeding was the best for my baby even though it wasn't the easiest thing in the

  • Breastfeeding

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    Through the years there has been a debate about whether babies should be fed exclusively on breastfeeding or not. One of the most difficult decisions for new mothers is to decide which diet to follow with her babies. Decisions include relying on the natural choices of breastfeeding or following the advice given by relatives, doctors, pediatricians and infant formula manufacturers. Controversies continue over the years. As many more mothers now want to nurse their babies, formula advocates claim that

  • Benefits Of Breastfeeding

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    Breastfeeding is one way of providing the infant with ideal food require for healthy growth and development of the body. Evidence shows that exclusive feeding of the infant for the first 6 month is the optimal way for keeping the body of infant growing healthy. After six month the mother should continue breastfeeding, but with addition of complementary food. Breast milk contains all nutrients and energy required by the body and in enough amounts to promote growth. Breastfeeding a baby exclusively

  • The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

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    The Benefits of Breastfeeding Since the invention of formula mothers have had trouble deciding how best to go about feeding their children. Each mother has their own preferred feeding technique, some of whom chose to use more than one feeding method depending on the situation. For some mothers breastfeeding is not a viable option for reasons such as lactation issues, busy schedules, and secondary caregivers (Mezzacappa, Elizabeth Sibolboro, and Edward S. Katkin.). Breast feeding does cost you a little

  • The Advantage Of Breastfeeding

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    Breastfeeding has numerous benefits. These benefits include babies who are breastfed are healthier, families who breastfeed save money, benefit mothers, and the environment benefits when babies are breastfed. Furthermore, breastfeeding can boost your child 's intelligence. This is due to the essential nutrients that babies receive from their mothers breast milk. Lastly,mothers who breastfeed save money. Studies have shown that babies who have been breastfed, tend to have minimal and less serious

  • Benefits of Breastfeeding

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    Benefits of Breastfeeding Mother’s milk is the best food possible for the newborn baby. Breast milk works as an all in one nutritional supplement.      Breast milk works as a thirst quencher, medication, food supplement and for the mother it works as a weight loss program with no equal. Although, there are formulas that can be used for replacing breast milk, they do not have the same supplements as the natural milk from the mother. The American Academy of Pediatrics “…recommends that babies be

  • Breastfeeding twins

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    The World Health Organization [WHO] (2013) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life in order to achieve optimal growth, development and health. Breastfeeding have numerous benefits for infants, and it is especially important in enhancing their immune system and resistance to infections (Coalition for Improving Maternal Services [CIMS], 2009). Since, infant’s own immune system is not fully developed until approximately 2 years of age; human milk provided an enriched source

  • Essay On Breastfeeding

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    Breastfeeding is a natural way of providing food for infants. It is an important part of motherhood, and it is the first major decision that is made when it comes to feeding a child. Breastfeeding is an issue of gender because when a woman is seen breastfeeding, in public or not, she is usually shamed and accused of indecent exposure. This is because our society has been shaped to see breast only as sexual objects as well as an insufficient amount of educating on breastfeeding being done. We could

  • Breastfeeding Essay

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    from breast to mouth; this act is known as breastfeeding. The World Health Organization and UNICEF recommends early initiation of breastfeeding, within an hour of birth, and exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life (Global strategy for infant and young child feeding, WHO 2013). Exclusive breastfeeding is defined as the infant receiving only breast milk without the addition of solid foods or other liquids. The benefits of exclusive breastfeeding are numerous, with the most highly recognized

  • Breastfeeding Basics

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    the never-ending learning experience begins at that moment. However, arguably the most important question on the list is what the infant will be fed. Breastfeeding, for at least six months is the best feeding method for infants. The term “breastfeeding” may lead to erroneous thoughts, such as an easy way to feed an infant. However, breastfeeding is not that simple; there are many problems that can arise, and it is a challenging task to master. Not only does a parent need to make the choice to

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