Breast Feeding Versus Bottle Feeding

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Breastfeeding to Bottle Feeding Bringing a newborn into the world is one of the greatest and important experiences in a mother’s life. Those many months of waiting, planning, and imagining are not over yet, yet, they’ve just begun. The future will need more planning and more decision making on what's best for the baby and to help your new born get off to a great start in life. Therefore, the nutrition your baby receives from you while you are pregnant and from giving birth gives the new born the start in life that's needed to grow and to develop through childhood into adulthood. A mother will have to decide whether a newborn baby is breast-fed naturally or bottle-fed with formula. Both these types of feedings have many advantages and disadvantages that a mother has to consider. Breastfeeding have advantages for both the new born and the mother. For the baby the breast milk has the right perfect amount of nutrients the baby needs. It provides antibodies which come from the mother for protection from infection. Colostrum which comes out before the breast milk is full of antibodies which helps protect against ear infections, coughs, and colds. And it also protects new born against rashes and other signs of allergies. It is also very convenient for the mother and there is no preparation or clean up since it is made naturally from the mother. There is also no need to use medication to dry up the milk. Also said that breast feeding the first year helps the baby have better immunity. Breast milk is also the right temperature and always ready at any time the baby is ready for a feeding. The breast milk is also easily absorbed and digests by the baby. The baby’s brain grows and there are fewer learning and behavior difficulties. Advantages for the mother are a natural feeling while feeding the new born baby. It is a way for the

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