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Breastfeeding is best for babies
New parents want to give their babies the very best. When it comes to nutrition, the best first food for babies is breast milk.
Good Habits for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers
from the Danish Government
The Danish government has launched an information campaign aimed at alerting expectant and nursing mothers to the potential hazards of chemical compounds in cosmetics, baby products and toys. The action was taken after a survey found three out of four women were unsure how to address such concerns, the environment ministry said on Wednesday. A nine-point set of guidelines includes suggestions that pregnant women and nursing mothers use cosmetics and skin creams as sparingly as possible, avoid spray cans and paints, and refrain from dyeing their hair.
Benefits of Breast-Feeding for Baby and Mother
There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are many other benefits of breast milk for a mother, her baby, and others: