Ed: As always, consult your doctor for health decisions.
Article by: G.M.
Making the decision to breast-feed is a very personal matter, but you and your baby are unique and the decision is up to you.
Benefits for baby:
This is one of the most natural and beneficial acts a mother can do for her child, breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants. It has a perfect mix of vitamins, protein, and fat, everything your infant needs to grow. Breast milk contains antibodies that help your baby fight off viruses and bacteria. Nursing reduces your baby’s risk of having asthma and allergies. Infants that are nursed tend to gain less unnecessary weight and tend to be leaner. This may result in being less overweight later in life...