The magic of breast feeding

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Breast milk is full of lots of goodies.

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Moms are sending genetic messages to their baby’s immune system via their breast milk, they’re teaching it the ABCs, so that is knows exactly how to behave.

Breast milk is not just for feeding, it’s for teaching - BBC

Moms are sending genetic messages to their baby’s immune system via their breast milk, they’re teaching it the ABCs, so that is knows exactly how to behave.

The habits of women nursing in the middle of the night matter - BBC

The habits of women nursing in the middle of the night matter - BBC

The call of a hungry belly, must be answered. But, while providing for the need allows for bonding, it can be a little boring. So what do women get up to ?

Breast milk contains around 000 bacteria / per ml. So where does the milk microbiome come from ? YOUR GUT.

The hero’s journey – how good bacteria arrive in your baby’s gut - BBC

Breast milk contains around 1000-10 000 bacteria / per ml. So where does the milk microbiome come from ? YOUR GUT. Surprised ?

Sleep deprived new Moms think “switching” to formula, especially for the night feed, helps keep baby satisfied and sleeping. Research shows they’re mistaken… Breast Feeding, Sleep Deprivation, New Moms, Bbc, Magic, Night, Breastfeeding, Young Moms

Moms who breast feed are less sleep deprived - BBC

Sleep deprived new Moms think “switching” to formula, especially for the night feed, helps keep baby satisfied and sleeping. Research shows they’re mistaken…

Being a smooth talker requires a super fit mouth – breastfeeding gives your baby’s mouth a muscle building workout, but dummy sucking leaves the mouth slothful Wellness Tips, Health And Wellness, Smooth Talker, Muscle Building Workouts, Good Parenting, Aerobics, Upper Body, Build Muscle, Sloth

Want to put your baby on the fast track to being a smooth talker ? - BBC

Being a smooth talker requires a super fit mouth – breast feeding gives your baby’s mouth a muscle building workout, but dummy sucking leaves the mouth slothful

The sex hormones are involved in tweaking brain development, turning a baby’s brain into a little girl brain. The phytoestrogens in soy, disturb this process.

Little girls play differently when they grow up on a soy-based formula - BBC

The sex hormones are involved in tweaking brain development, turning a baby’s brain into a little girl brain. The phytoestrogens in soy, disturb this process.

It’s not just breast milk that smells good to a newborn, the breast itself is sending signals into the air – these “smoke” signals are designed to get baby’s attention.

The breast sends smoke signals to get baby’s attention - BBC

It’s not just breast milk that smells good to a newborn, the breast itself is sending signals into the air – these “smoke” signals are designed to get baby’s attention.

Insulin gets breast milk production going, but, as hormones go, insulin is a bit of a bully, too much insulin leads to production troubles.

Getting breast milk to flow requires a soft touch - BBC

Insulin gets breast milk production going, but, as hormones go, insulin is a bit of a bully, too much insulin leads to production troubles.