Breastfeeding is the best thing a mother could give to her baby, alongside a roof over his or her head, love, and attention. It is such a benefit to both the mother and the baby. Breastfed children are able to fight off infections and diseases earlier in their life unlike formula fed children because it has been proven that breast milk strengthens the immune system of the children (“Benefits of Breastfeeding”). Children are also less likely to suffer from ear infections as well as respiratory illnesses if they are breastfed. Breastfeeding mothers are less likely to develop illnesses such as breast cancer and osteoporosis. They are also able to lose their pregnancy weight easier if they breastfeed (“Benefits of Breastfeeding”). No matter what time of the day it is or where a mother is...
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