The Surprising Benefits of Breast-Feeding
July 8, 2014•9 min
Breast-feeding is a natural way to feed a baby, but only recently have scientists begun to uncover the health benefits for both the baby and mother associated with breast-feeding, from unique antibodies to help protect infants from numerous illnesses and diseases, to reducing the mother’s risk of diabetes, breast and ovarian cancers, as well as post-partum depression. While breast-feeding is the most natural way to feed a baby, new moms need information and support to be successful. Sarah Krieger offers tips for new moms, and discusses the health benefits tied to breast-feeding.