Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the ultimate act of emotional bonding between the baby and its mother. The physical contact, tenderness, the "taste" of its mother, her tender gaze offer the affection and safety necessary for the emotional development of the baby.

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We could really say that breast milk is irreplaceable, as nothing similar has ever been created. Breast milk is the best nutritional food for babies, while breastfeeding offers many benefits both the baby and the mother. The main reasons are as follows:

 

For the baby

  • Protects from viruses, infections, allergies, diabetes and gastroenterological diseases.
  • Increases the IQ of the child.
  • Enhances the effectiveness of vaccines.
  • Reduces the risk of future obesity.
  • The baby builds healthy gums and teeth.
  • Strengthens your physical contact with your baby.
  • Prevents asthma.

 

For the mother

  • Protects against osteoporosis.
  • Decreases the risk of postpartum haemorrhage.
  • She is less prone to breast cancer.
  • No need to wash and sterilize baby bottles.
  • Breastfeeding requires less time and money - it's free.
  • The nursing mother feels emotional fulfilment, self-esteem, confidence and builds on her emotional bond with her baby.