iV's commentary to pg mothers on bf?
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|Sat, 11-27-2010 - 12:24am|
So, I'm 20.5 weeks pregnant, and I decided to read iV's weekly update on pregnancy. In the section titled "Your life right now," they have chosen to broach the subject of bf. Here's what is written:
"One of the biggie decisions you have to make as a mom-to-be is whether or not to breastfeed. If it’s really not your thing, or you aren’t able to for some reason, don’t stress about it. (Have you noticed how insanely advanced infant formulas have become in recent years?) But if you are considering nursing, here are some things you might want to know. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that new moms breastfeed their babies exclusively until they’ve reached about 6 months (although you can certainly go longer). That’s because research shows that infants who are breastfed this long can get all sorts of great health benefits—including lower incidence of