Breast feeding is best nutrition for newborn and it establishes an emotional bond between mother and child.
When a mother cuddles her baby and feeds, the baby gets nourishment, fulfillment and contentment.
Breast milk has all the necessary vitamins, minerals and proteins in the right proportion for proper digestion. It has immunoglobulins to help the baby fight many infections.
Breast milk is available at right temperature and is free from contamination.
It is a natural means of contraception, because as long as the mother breast feeds, she does not menstruate and ovulate. (However, this may not be true in all cases and therefore it not a very reliable method of contraception.)
It helps the mother in prevention against breast cancer.
It helps the mother in resuming her figure much faster.
( these drugs are secreted in milk and are harmful to baby )
Dr. Vaijayanti Bhoraskar