By Katharine Rosman
From the moment your baby enters the world in the delivery room that first latch, and attempt to breastfeed is almost immediate. This is what nature has designed for us to do to give our babies the best possible start in life.
But the benefits of breastfeeding go well beyond that immediate nutrition that feeds that rapid growth of your newborn.
Why Is This Important?
The rate of exclusive breastfeeding among American Moms is very low, and it declines rapidly with each passing month after birth.
Breastfeeding is a challenging undertaking and it will basically take over your life early on. If this post can inspire even one Mom to tough it out for a little longer then we think that is worthwhile.
Read the whole article and all 18 points on Katherine’s website.