Breastfeeding is good for mom and baby. Most of us already know this. However, the more research that comes out, the more we’re learning just how beneficial it is — not only for baby’s health, but mom’s health too.
Breast milk is unique to each mother and contains specific nutrients her baby needs. No other food can adequately replace it, not even formula, which is made from cow’s milk. Breast milk is a living, everadapting fluid. Here’s a quick rundown of the health benefits for baby. Children who were breastfed: