5. It Creates a Bond

I’m not suggesting that bottle-fed babies don’t bond with their mothers. My bottle baby is just as close to me as his breastfed brothers are. However, evidence shows that the skin-to-skin contact that occurs during breastfeeding is an important way for babies and moms to bond with each other. If you can’t do it while nursing, try it while you rock her to sleep at night or while you snuggle on the couch.

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