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Health benefits of breastfeeding over formula

Breast milk contains antibodies that can help protect the baby from infection and reduce the risk of leukemia, obesity, and diabetes. For the mother, breastfeeding has been shown to aid postpartum weight loss, reduce postpartum bleeding, and reduce the risk of certain diseases like breast and ovarian cancer. It’s OK […]
Health benefits of breastfeeding over formula
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Breast milk could carry harmful chemicals like flame retardants and BPA, but breastfeeding is still the healthiest food source for babies

For decades, scientists have seen trace amounts of chemicals such as flame retardants and heavy metals in breast milk. These findings are particularly concerning since the chemicals can be transferred to infants, who haven’t built up immunity to environmental hazards. The overwhelming scientific consensus is that breast milk is still […]
Breast milk could carry harmful chemicals like flame retardants and BPA, but breastfeeding is still the healthiest food source for babies