sexta-feira, 30 de janeiro de 2009


100 Razões para amamentar

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Num post anterior, tentei explicar as vantagens do LM e os perigos do LA...

Aqui ficam mais algumas (100) razões:

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding
2. The American Dietetic Association promotes breastfeeding
3. Breast milk is more digestible than formula
4. Not breastfeeding increases mother's risk of breast cancer;
5. Baby's suckling helps shrink mother's uterus after childbirth
6. Formula feeding increases baby girls' risk of developing breast cancer in later life
7. Formula Feeding is associated with lower I.Q.
8. Breast milk is always ready and comes in a nicer package than formula does
9. Breast milk helps pass meconium
10. Breast milk contains immunities to diseases and aids in the development of baby's immune system.
11. Breastfeeding satisfies baby's emotional needs and increases bonding between mother and baby
12. Breast milk provides perfect infant nutrition
13. Not breastfeeding increases mother's risk of developing ovarian cancer
14. Nursing helps mom lose weight after baby is born
15. Pre-term milk is specially designed for premature infants
16. The World Health Organization and UNICEF recommend it
17. Breastfeeding protects against Crohn's disease (intestinal disorder)
18. Formula feeding increases risk of children developing diabetes
19. Breastfeeding baby helps decrease insulin requirements in diabetic mothers
20. Breastfeeding may help stabilize progress of maternal endometriosis
21. Baby's suckling helps prevent post-partum hemorrhage in mother
22. Not breastfeeding increases mother's risk of developing endometrial cancer
23. Formula feeding increases chances of baby developing allergies
24. Breast milk lowers risk of baby developing asthma
25. Formula feeding increases baby's risk of otitis media (ear infections)
26. Formula feeding may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
27. Breastfeeding protects baby against diarrheal infections
28. Breastfeeding protects baby against bacterial meningitis
29. Breastfeeding protects baby against respiratory infections
30. Formula fed babies have a higher risk of developing certain childhood cancers
31. Breastfeeding decreases child's chances of contracting Hodgkins disease
32. Breastfeeding protects baby against some vision defects
33. Breastfeeding decreases chances of osteoporosis
34. Breast milk aids in proper intestinal development
35. Cow's milk is an intestinal irritant
36. Formula-fed babies are more at risk for obesity in later life
37. Breastfed babies have less chance of cardiopulmonary distress while feeding
38. Breastfed babies have less chance of developing ulcerative colitis
39. Breast milk protects against hemophilus b. bacteria
40. Breastfed babies require shorter pre- and post-surgical fasting
41. Breastfeeding results in less sick days for parents
42. Breastfeeding enhances vaccine effectiveness
43. Breastfed babies have less chance of developing necrotizing enterocolitis
44. Breastfeeding contributes to optimal child spacing
45. Breastfeeding is easier than using formula
46. Breast milk is free47. Formula is expensive
48. Formula costs the government (and taxpayers) millions of dollars
49. Breastfed babies require fewer doctor visits
50. Breast milk always has the right proportions of fat, carbohydrates and protein
51. Breast milk acts like a natural tranquilizer for baby
52. Breastfeeding acts like a natural tranquilizer for mom
53. Breast milk tastes better than formula
54. Breastfed babies are healthier over-all
55. Breastfed babies are less likely to die before their third birthday
56. Breast milk is always the right temperature
57. Breastfeeding mothers spend less time and money on doctor visits
58. Fewer waste packaging products59. No bottles to tote
60. Breastfeeding may lower the risk of developing high cholesterol
61. No need to refrigerate
62. Cow's milk is designed for baby cows, while human milk is designed for human babies
63. Breast milk aids in the proper development of a baby's gastrointestinal tract
64. Breast milk provides natural pain relief for baby
65. Human milk is the perfect food for a sick infant
66. A breastfeeding Mom gets more sleep
67. Babies that nurse are happier at night.
68. More sleep for dad69. Less equipment to maintain and store
70. Less equipment to buy
71. Breastmilk has never been recalled due to manufacturing problems
72. Fresh breast milk is never contaminated with bacteria
73. No need to worry about which brand is better
74. No need to worry about adding contaminated water
75. Breastfed babies get fewer stomach infections
76. Facilitates proper dental and jaw development
77. Breastfed babies have less tooth decay
78. Less money spent on corrective orthodontia
79. Better speech development
80. Less chance of baby getting eczema
81. Breastfed babies have great skin
82. Less spit-up
83. Breastfeeding is better for premature infants
84. Breast milk contains no genetically engineered materials
85. Breast Milk contains no synthetic growth hormones
86. Lack of breastfeeding associated with multiple sclerosis in later life
87. Less chance of inguinal hernia
88. Better cognitive development for low birth weight babies
89. Better social development
90. Decreased risk of baby developing urinary tract infections
91. Suckling optimizes hand-to-eye coordination
92. Breastfeeding protects mothers against anemia (iron deficiency)
93. Breastfeeding mothers spend less money on menstrual supplies
94. Breastfeeding is a self confidence booster for mom
95. Breast milk may help combat eye infections
96. Breastfeeding may lower blood pressure in Childhood
97. No worry about latest ingredient discovered to be missing from formula
98. Much nicer diaper changes
99. Breastfed babies smell fantastic
100. It's what breasts were designed for!

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