Posted by: Indonesian Children | April 26, 2009

1001 Reasons to Breastfeed Your Child

  1. The Many Benefits of Breastfeeding from Kelly’s AP website
  2. Medical Benefits and Contraindications to Breastfeeding in the United States by
    Ruth A. Lawrence, M.D. (pdf file)
  3. Advantages of Formula – “…a web site to list the reasons I’ve heard and read to suggest that formula feeding is superior to breastfeeding. I will also refute those arguments where I can.”
  4. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Recommends at LEAST 1 year, policy statement
  5. BF Lowers your Risk of Breast Cancer – “The number of children women have and the length of time they breast-feed them are the most important factors influencing their chance of developing breast cancer – even more important than genetic factors, major new research shows.”
  6. Risks of Artificial Feeding by Dr. Jack Newman (Studies done mostly in affluent societies)
  7. Risks of Infant Formula Feeding – The Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles
  8. Science of Breastfeeding – Scientific support keeps getting stronger because solid medical research articles keep affirming the overwhelming nutritional and immunological superiority of human milk for human babies.
  9. Formula side-effects, preparation, etc.-from Medline/U.S. Nat’l Library of Medicine
  10. Lessens Risk of Abandonment Russian Study Shows that Early Mother-Child Contact Lessens Risk of Infant Abandonment  
  11. Let’s Hear it for the Human breast!– a look at the amazing milk factory
  12. Milk Letter -problems with cow’s milk.
  13. Researched articles on advantages– particularly to nursing past one year
  14. World Health Organization (WHO) Recommends



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