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10 Reasons To Breastfeed

Breastfeeding is the best way to feed your baby. And there are reasons that breastfeeding is scientifically superior as quoted from The Bump:

1. Good for Mom’s mental health
A study founds that mother that breastfed their babies showed much less anxiety than mother who didn’t breastfed their babies.

2. Lower the risk of childhood cancer
Research had found that the risk of childhood cancer in formula-fed children was 2 to 8 times than long-term breastfed children. And for short-term formula-fed children was 1 to 9 times than long-term breastfed babies.

3. Lower the risk of breast cancer for mother
Studiy founds that woman who breastfed their child for 4 to 12 months could reduce the risk of breast cancer by 11%. And if they did it for 24 months or longer, the risk could be reduced by up to 25%

4. Smarter child
Breastfed babies have higher IQ than those who didn’t if they are 8 years old.

5. Make good children’s teeth
The risk of malocclusion for your children is lower along with the longer you breastfeed them. Malocclusion is a form of misalignment of the teeth and dental arch.

6. Lower the risk of childhood obesity
Breastfeed is believed to have link with reducing the rate of childhood obesity, despite of the mother’s diabetes or weight status.

7. Lower the risk of allergies or asthma
Wheezing, influenza, diarrhea, allergies, and eczema is less common on breastfed babies.

8. It saves government money
Based on estimation, if 90% mother in US breastfed their babies exclusively for 6 months, will save 900 babies live and US government will save $13 billion per year.

9. Save your money
If you regularly buy formula for just 6 months, the money that you spend is nearly $1000.

10. Attenuate weight faster
Breastfeeding can burn 500 calories a say. So you will loose weight faster

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