This guest post is written by Hannah Whittenly. She is a freelance writer and mother of two from Sacramento, CA. She enjoys kayaking and reading books by the lake.
The evidence, both scientific and anecdotal, indicates that breastfeeding is something you should do as a mother if you can. Of course, you would need to produce a sufficient amount of milk to feed your baby, and you would have to adapt feeding times to allow for the necessary time for your baby to feed. This may include using a pump to capture and store breast milk. Here are some reasons why breastfeeding is so important for your baby.
Your new baby's digestive tract gains protection from pathogenic invaders from the...