The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, and continuing even after solid foods are introduced, until at least age 1 year or until both mom and baby agree to call it quits.
Tiny Babies Foundation is a Georgia 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was developed to increase breastfeeding awareness, education and duration. Our Miracles of Breastmilk seminar was designed to educate mothers regarding the tremendous benefits of breastmilk for healthy child development. We also provide education regarding breastmilk benefits in fighting obesity. Our goal is to ensure that every nursing mother within our geographic reach has the information, education, and access to this vital resource.
According to Healthline Parenthood, breastfeeding may reduce a baby's exposure to illnesses and diseases, including Ear infection Respiratory tract infections Colds and stomach infections Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Allergic diseases Bowel diseases Diabetes Childhood leukemia .
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Breastmilk contains antibodies, which aids in the fight against viruses and and bacteria.
Breastfeeding promotes healthy weight gain as well as help prevent childhood obesity. Breastfeeding also increases healthy stomach bacteria.
Studies indicate there may be a positive benefit in brain development for breastfed babies, versus babies that are fed with formula.
Lose the Pounds
Breastfeeding burns calories and may therefore help mothers with weight loss.