The list of long- and short-term benefits of breastfeeding continues to grow

Long-time readers of this blog know I’m a big, big fan of encouraging, equipping, and enabling new moms to exclusively breastfeed their infants for at least six months. Here’s a summary of some of my reasons for this:

Breastfeeding now only has many, many benefits for the baby, both as a child and, later, as an adult, it also has short- and long-term benefits for the mom.

Here are some of my blogs on the benefits of breastfeeding for the child:

Here are some of my blogs on the benefits of breast feeding for the mom:

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