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Some facts about breastfeeding that are important to know

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  • 01 August, 2022 23:51:49

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World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated to raise awareness among mothers and families. This special week is celebrated from August 1 to August 7. Everyone knows that there is no substitute for mother's milk in the development of the child. However, many people do not know how beneficial breastfeeding is for the health of the mother. Even in today's world, many women avoid this issue. Mothers avoid breastfeeding due to lack of time or alsemi, negligence. Which then poses a serious threat to the mother's health. A study by the US National Institutes of Health has shown that mothers who did not breastfeed after birth have a higher risk of breast cancer, uterine cancer, obesity and diabetes. Breastfeeding also develops a deep bond between mother and baby. There is also some more information on breastfeeding. Experts said that everyone needs to know. Breastfeeding reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. Mother's milk has a special smell. Which strengthens the mother's relationship with the child after birth. Children can distinguish this smell. This strengthens the lifelong bond between mother and child. A nipple can have 4 to 20 mouths. Which is helpful in breastfeeding the baby. The density of mother's breast milk depends on the physical needs of the child. Regularization of the mother's period after childbirth is also particularly beneficial in breastfeeding. Breastfeeding also burns a lot of calories for the mother. That's about the same calorie burn as walking 7 miles. It also controls the mother's weight. Mother's milk is prepared according to the needs of the child. It has nothing to do with breast size. After weaning, its shape reverts back to its original shape. The breast that feeds the baby more often produces more milk. The nutritional character of mother's milk can change according to the age of the child. The taste, smell and nutrition of breast milk depend on the nutrition of the mother's diet. Therefore, to increase the nutritional value of the child, the mother must also increase the nutritional value of the food. Breast milk can be white, light black, yellow and bluish in color. Immediately after delivery, the milk in the mother's breast turns yellow. A few days after birth, the color is bluish. Experts say this is normal. Mother's heart problems are eliminated by breastfeeding. Moreover, the risk of bone loss, breast cancer, uterine cancer is also reduced.

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