The first year of life is crucial in laying the foundation of good health and improving the quality of life, hence the reason why breastfeeding is good for you and your baby.
Nature has provided breastmilk for nourishment of infants, and human milk is the healthiest and best food you can give your baby. Breastfeeding provides optimal nutrition for growth, including brain growth, with minimal stress upon the immature and sensitive digestive system of infants because of its unique composition.
Breastmilk is rich in antibodies that protect infants against allergy and infection. It is an excellent way of fostering strong emotional bond between mother and child.