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How to Breastfeed Your Baby

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Nutrition for Babies
Mom Breastfeeding Baby

Nursing your baby is a special gift of love and nutrition.

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Feeding your baby is more than just a matter of nutrition, it's also about nurturing and comfort. Using feeding time to make eye contact and hold your baby are great ways to increase that bonding time. It's also a great time to talk to your little one.

Breastfeeding provides you and your baby with many benefits. From a healthier baby with a higher IQ to a mom who tends to lose her pregnancy weight faster and has more time free, breastfeeding is best for everyone involved. It also costs less money than other feeding methods in addition to the health benefits.

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