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The benefits of breastfeeding

Many women find themselves not knowing whether they should choose breastfeeding or formula when it comes to feeding their newborns. So we thought it would be a good idea to talk you through the benefitsof breastfeeding, which include:

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  • Saving money, which is always a bonus! Your body will lactate regardless, so you may as well take advantage of it.
  • Less hassle, because you don’t have to warm up the milk.
  • You burn calories. When breastfeeding, the average woman will burn around 500 calories each day!

Breastfeeding is also beneficial for your body, because it is known to help and prevent:

  • Postpartum depression, which is a great benefit. If you are suffering from postpartum depression it will help balance out your emotions.
  • Breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Type 2 diabetes

Find out the pros and cons of baby formula.

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