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The best things about breastfeeding

Updated on October 15, 2014
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Why I loved breastfeeding my children.

There are lots of important scientific reasons why breastfeeding is wonderful for mothers and babies. But I'm writing this page to talk about my personal reasons for loving breastfeeding so much.

I started breastfeeding because I thought it was the smartest thing to do. I continued because it was a wonderful experience.

Great things about breastfeeding

These are the things I loved most about breastfeeding my children. You can vote for your favorite one.

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"Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to 6 months of age, with continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods up to two years of age or beyond."

World Health Organization

This is your space to tell us your favorite things about breastfeeding. Go!

According to UNICEF, the nation with the highest rate of continued breastfeeding is Nepal.

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      bluefire1020 6 years ago

      =) I can't help but smile while reading the options at your poll. They're very true, I'm a new mom & I do breastfeed our 3 week old baby and I love doing it! Thanks for sharing, squidlike! =)

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      MargoPArrowsmith 7 years ago

      I gave my daughter no solid food until she was at least 6 months old. I couldn't do anything but breast feed, because she would put nothing rubber in her mouth. She wouldn't use a pacifier, she wouldn't use a rubber nipple. I had to give her water with a shot glass because it was the only thing small enough to put to her lips. I guess once she got a taste of me, she was a gourmet and wouldn't settle for less!

      And it was a great time.

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Great topic.

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      emmaklarkins 8 years ago

      Makes me wish I was a mom :)

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      Hello! Great topic choice! I bottle fed my boys. It was the popular choice at the time. I think we know better now.