Babies are expensive. From hospital costs, to maternity clothes to diapers, having children is one of the most expensive undertakings in our lives. Raising a child to the age if 18 is estimated to cost a minimum of $200,000. It will be more if you live in an expensive area, or send them to private school or include them in team sports. Here are the first six of our 13 ways breastfeeding saves you money.
Health Benefits for Babies
We love this LA Times post about nursing mothers. There have been many small incidents about nursing mothers' rights in the news recently. This article and comic give a great description of why that is, and how we can fix it.
There are several studies discussed the connection between breastfeeding and smart babies. New evidence found that babies drink mother's breast milk makes them grow smarter and healthier. We should overlook breastfeeding has so many benefits for bother mother and child. It's definitely the smart thing to do.
Breastfeeding is best for babies, and a new British study adds to growing evidence that the benefits extend to the mother as well, even 30 years after she's given birth. The findings had shown that breastfeeding help mothers lose the weight when they gained during pregnancy.