Breast milk is probably the best gift one can give to their newborn baby. Here are 15 important facts about breast-feeding that every parents must know. It is not just about the benefits for the newborn but includes the benefits for the mother as well.
1Why breast feed?
- Breast milk is the ideal food
- Good for your baby’s health
- Good for mother’s health
- It helps develop a very special bond with the child
- It is the best instant food for baby
How often to breastfeed?
- Try to give the first breast feed within an hour of birth
- Later, whenever the baby demands
- Learn to recognize the cues when the baby is hungry