7 Super Neat Facts about Breastfeeding You Probably Didn't Know ...

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Facts about breastfeeding can sometimes get overlooked in the frenzy of decision making that new parents often face. Between the info overload on the types of formula and bottles, to how long to wait before giving your baby solids, its no wonder that breastfeeding is considered outdated! However, breastfeeding is the best thing you can do for your baby. Here are some super neat facts about breastfeeding you probably didn’t know!

1. Breast Milk Provides All Your Baby’s Nutrition

One of the neat facts about breastfeeding is that breast milk provides all your baby’s nutrition without supplements. According to the World Health Organization online, less than 40% of babies under 6 months old are exclusively breastfed around the world. Your baby will not need supplements until close to a year if you exclusively breastfeed. It’s a rare instance that babies aren’t getting what they need from mother’s milk before they turn one.

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