Breastfeeding VS Formula Bottle-feeding Essay
Every mother of a newborn baby must make a very personal decision when it comes to how they are going to feed their infant. I was faced with that decision 3 years ago when I had my first son who I named Ethen. It was one of the very hardest decisions I had to make. I had to consider all the good benefits of breast feeding as well as the benefits of formula bottle-feeding, but the good benefits of breastfeeding outnumbered the bottle feeding ones. I finally decided that breast feeding was the best option for my son and for myself, after extensive research on breastfeeding as well as formula feeding, and also taking a breastfeeding class where I received a lot of information which helped me …show more content…
On top of all of the previous benefits, there are two additional to the mother. First breastfeeding promotes post-partum weight loss. while women are lactating they burns 200-500 calories per day making it easier to lose the baby weight and keep it off longer set against the other group that’s less likely to lose weight and have harder time keeping the weight off. Breastfeeding mothers experience more fat loss postpartum and tend to have an earlier return to their pre-pregnancy weight when compared with formula-feeding moms.
The last advantage is the cost to