Your Breast Milk, A Precious Gift To Your Newborn

Your Breast Milk, A Precious Gift To Your Newborn

March 6, 2020 12:03 pm Published by

A lot of expectant mothers get worried when they think about breastfeeding. Those believe it might be a very challenging and uncomfortable exercise for them and their baby. However, we always like to emphasize the importance of breastfeeding and think every mom can enjoy a lovely experience with the right support given to her.

Breast milk is the best thing for your baby, and the benefits of breastfeeding extend beyond the basic nutrition. In addition to containing all the nutrients and vitamins your baby needs in the first six months of his/her life, breast milk is packed with disease-fighting substances that protect your baby from a lot of illnesses.

That’s the number one reason why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of your baby. To your own surprise, breastfeeding is not only good for your baby’s health but also beneficial for you, physically and psychologically. It helps you bond with your baby in no other way.

Here is a quick review on how breastfeeding can help you and your baby.

Scientific research has shown us that babies who are breastfed have a reduced risk of:

 Sickness and diarrhea

Chest infections

Ear infections

Urine infections

Bowel problems

Asthma and eczema




  • Helps your uterus to contract, returning your belly to a flattering shape more quickly
  • Helps with building that special bond between you and your baby
  • It is readily available day or night, at the right temperature
  • It is the cheaper option
  • Helps weight loss after pregnancy
  • Lowers the risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer
  • Lowers the risk of Type II diabetes in the long term

We always encourage every mom to be open with her care provider about all her concerns. You shouldn’t be feeling guilty about not wanting to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is a journey that needs support and training in the very first days and when done right will be a joyful experience for you and your baby.

Our medical team is happy to assist you with any concerns you may have and take very good care of you and your baby.

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