6 Ways That Show How Breastfeeding Benefits Mom's Health

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Hi, Dr. Altman here with some good news about breastfeeding for new moms, you know that breastfeeding is great for your baby, well it's healthy for you too. Here are six ways breastfeeding does you good, nursing helps strengthen the bond between you and your little one. Two hormones prolactin and oxytocin are released during breastfeeding which increase feelings of relaxation nurturing and love.

Studies also show that women who breast feed have a lower future risk of cancer and diabetes and recent research suggest that breastfeeding may protect against osteoporosis and born structures too, since breast milk provide your infant with immunity against bacteria and viruses.

Moms who breastfeed typically miss fewer work face caring for a sick infant. NFL wasn't enough for the incentive, mom's who breast feed returned their pre-pregnancy weight faster than mom's who don't nurse, because breastfeeding burns an impressive 300 to 500 calories a day. I am Dr.

Almond for more ways to keep you and your baby healthy, watch all our smart tips right here. [BLANK_AUDIO].