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How to Breastfeed Your Baby

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Updated June 09, 2014

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Nutrition for Babies
Baby sleeping after feeding
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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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