Dr. Tanya answers the most common questions asked regarding breastfeeding babies. Visit each question below for the extended answer on Sharecare.
Breast milk is the perfect blend of nutrition for the optimal growth and development of your baby. For more details visit Sharecare.
First of all, nursing is a wonderful bonding experience that only you and your little one can share. Two hormones, prolactin and oxytocin, are released during breastfeeding which increase feelings of relaxation, nurturing and love. Further, the health benefits of breastfeeding are numerous. Studies show that women who breastfeed have a decreased future risk of cancer and diabetes. For more information visit Sharecare.
Breast milk is truly best for your baby and you. While breastfeeding can admittedly seem demanding because of the significant time commitment required, the benefits are well documented and the experience is priceless. To read more explanation continue to Sharecare.
The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly supports breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition through the first year of your baby’s life. Continue reading full answer on Sharecare.
Even if you become ill, you should absolutely continue to breast feed. Your breast milk can actually help protect your infant from catching your cold. Extended details of the benefits of breastfeeding even while having a cold are explained on Sharecare.
There’s no question that breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby, but it does not contain enough vitamin D. For this reason, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all babies get supplemented with 400 IU of vitamin D every day soon after birth. Find out how you can make sure your baby receives the right amount of Vitamin D by visiting Sharecare.