20Builds The Baby's Immune System

Babies come into the world without much of an immune system. Luckily, breastfeeding helps protect them. The bacteria the baby comes into contact with while going through mom's birth canal will help, and offering breastmilk will then offer the baby immune support that is made just for him.

Besides being the

perfect baby food, breast milk contains antibodies and enzymes that offer a baby protection during his most vulnerable time. This may be the reason breastfeeding is linked to less illnesses in infants. While formula can offer a child sustenance, breastfeeding offers babies a unique edge in the immune department.

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