101 Reasons to Breast Feed your Child: Part 2 Reasons 11 – 50

101 Reasons to Breast Feed your Child: Part 2 Reasons 11 – 50

  • Breastfeeding satisfies baby’s emotional needs and increases bonding between mother and baby
  • Breast milk provides perfect infant nutrition
  • Not breastfeeding increases mother’s risk of developing ovarian cancer
  • Nursing helps mom lose weight after baby is born
  • Pre-term milk is specially designed for premature infants
  • The World Health Organization and UNICEF recommend it
  • Breastfeeding protects against Crohn’s disease (intestinal disorder)
  • Formula feeding increases risk of children developing diabetes
  • Breastfeeding baby helps decrease insulin requirements in diabetic mothers
  • Breastfeeding may help stabilize progress of maternal endometriosis
  • Baby’s suckling helps prevent post-partum hemorrhage in mother
  • Not breastfeeding increases mother’s risk of developing endometrial cancer
  • Formula feeding increases chances of baby developing allergies
  • Breast milk lowers risk of baby developing asthma
  • Formula feeding increases baby’s risk of otitis media (ear infections)
  • Formula feeding may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Breastfeeding protects baby against diarrheal infections
  • Breastfeeding protects baby against bacterial meningitis
  • Breastfeeding protects baby against respiratory infections
  • Formula fed babies have a higher risk of developing certain childhood cancers
  • Breastfeeding decreases chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis
  • Breastfeeding decreases child’s chances of contracting Hodgkins disease
  • Breastfeeding protects baby against some vision defects
  • Breastfeeding decreases chances of osteoporosis
  • Breast milk aids in proper intestinal development
  • Cow’s milk is an intestinal irritant
  • Formula-fed babies are more at risk for obesity in later life
  • Breastfed babies have less chance of cardiopulmonary distress while feeding
  • Breastfed babies have less chance of developing ulcerative colitis
  • Breast milk protects against hemophilus b. bacteria
  • Breastfed babies require shorter pre- and post-surgical fasting
  • Breastfeeding results in less sick days for parents
  • Breastfeeding enhances vaccine effectiveness
  • Breastfed babies have less chance of developing necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Breastfeeding contributes to optimal child spacing
  • Breastfeeding is easier than using formula
  • Breast milk is free
  • Formula is expensive
  • Formula costs the government (and taxpayers) millions of dollars
  • Breastfed babies require fewer doctor visits


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