Is Your Baby a Boobie Baby?
It is estimated half of new mothers stop breastfeeding their infants after 3 months. However, keeping your baby latched on longer can not only help you create a strong bond between you and your babe but it also sets your baby on the right tract for long term health. Not to mention the additional benefit of the extra calorie burn to get you looking all post baby sexy!
Not only does breastfeeding help you keep get back to a healthy weight, it has been shown that babies that have been breastfeed tend to have leaner bodies and a decreased risk of obesity. Also, did you know that children who were breastfed have higher IQs from 1st grade through high school? Turns out smart kids love boobs!
Did you know that breastfeeding your infant has shown to greatly reduce the occurrence of the following conditions:
- Chest and Nose Congestion
- Middle Ear Infections
- Yeast Infection
- Upset Stomach
- Diaper Rash
Breastfeeding your infant can be one of the first and most beneficial decisions you can make in regards to their long-term health.
Tips To A Healthy Boobie Baby:
- Remember, every bite of food you eat; your baby eats
- Your infant may respond unfavorably to foods you ate in large quantities during the pregnancy.
- Eat a large variety of different foods to decrease chances of developing a food sensitivity.
- Eat organic whenever possible to decrease your exposure of chemicals.
- Limit or remove high allergenic foods from your diet such as chocolate and dairy.
- If possible, breastfeed your baby for at least 12 -15 months.
- Drink 6-8 glasses of purified water a day.
- No caffeine…refer to tip #1.
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