5 Benefits of Breast Feeding an Infant

February 26, 2013 by Ann Barter
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Breast feeding is extremely beneficial for the following reasons:

  • Breast Feeding is superior to all other forms of nutrition for an infant and/or newborn
  • Reduction of infant mortality and morbidity from sepsis, gastroenteritis, pulmonary tract infections, and asthma
  • Reduction in frequency of food allergies, ear infections, and other intestinal issues
  • Infants who are breast feed are less likely to become obese
  • Enhancement of mother-infant bonding



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