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Why breastfeed is important?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvonne Brouard
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Mom and baby

Breastfeeding is a natural physiologic process that happens after pregnancy.
Not only does the breastfeeding have tremendous benefits for baby in terms of immunity, digestion, metabolism, prevention of diseases of infancy and later, but it also helps moms recover from pregnancy , heps prevent osteoporosis, helps prevent breast cancer, and many other benefits.

In brief: Mom and baby

Breastfeeding is a natural physiologic process that happens after pregnancy.
Not only does the breastfeeding have tremendous benefits for baby in terms of immunity, digestion, metabolism, prevention of diseases of infancy and later, but it also helps moms recover from pregnancy , heps prevent osteoporosis, helps prevent breast cancer, and many other benefits.
Dr. Yvonne Brouard
Dr. Yvonne Brouard
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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Breast is best

Breastfeeding provides so much to baby that formula cannot.
It decreases illness, asthma, sids etc. Breastmilk changes as you baby grows to meet your baby's exact nutritional needs, formula cannot.

In brief: Breast is best

Breastfeeding provides so much to baby that formula cannot.
It decreases illness, asthma, sids etc. Breastmilk changes as you baby grows to meet your baby's exact nutritional needs, formula cannot.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics

In brief: Many factors!

Breastmilk is the perfect food for a newborn.
Breastfed babies get less frequent serious bacterial infections, as well as less colds and mild illnesses. Babies that are breastfed also have an IQ advantage of several points as shown in research! Closeness with mom and early bonding are benefits as well. Breastmilk is also FREE, and will help you get back to pre baby weight faster!

In brief: Many factors!

Breastmilk is the perfect food for a newborn.
Breastfed babies get less frequent serious bacterial infections, as well as less colds and mild illnesses. Babies that are breastfed also have an IQ advantage of several points as shown in research! Closeness with mom and early bonding are benefits as well. Breastmilk is also FREE, and will help you get back to pre baby weight faster!
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine

In brief: Great for baby & mom

Your breast milk is great: full of special nutrition and things that protect your baby from getting sick.
Breastmilk is easier for your baby to digest. Breastfeeding is great for moms too: easier to do (no mixing, measuring, less bottle washing), cheaper, and healthier too (lower risk diabetes, breast & ovarian cancer, depression). Less work missed because breastfed babies sick less.

In brief: Great for baby & mom

Your breast milk is great: full of special nutrition and things that protect your baby from getting sick.
Breastmilk is easier for your baby to digest. Breastfeeding is great for moms too: easier to do (no mixing, measuring, less bottle washing), cheaper, and healthier too (lower risk diabetes, breast & ovarian cancer, depression). Less work missed because breastfed babies sick less.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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