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Mother’s milk is a loving and healthy good start

for baby’s life


The breast milk you make for the first few days is colostrums and is full of infection-fighting antibodies. Even when your colostrums turns to mature milk, your breast milk provides a natural defense against infections and allergies.

Every time your baby nurses, you are giving her advantages in life-advantages of health, optimal growth, and development, while also helping to decrease the risk for a large number of diseases.

As baby grows, the composition and amount of your milk changes to meet baby's needs.

Breastfeeding has many benefits for your baby.

Breast milk is rich in nutrients. It helps protect your baby against infections. It also helps prevent your baby from illnesses, having allergies and if the baby is sick will recuperate sooner since Breast milk has agents (called antibodies) in it to help protect infants from bacteria and viruses and to help them fight off infection and disease.

  Mother breastfeding her baby
  Breastfeeding also has benefits for you. It's clean and simple--you don't have to wash bottles or mix formula. It's free and always available, so it's cheaper than using formula.