Breastfeeding Immediately After Childbirth: 8 Benefits for Mom & Baby! by Christy Garrett

Breastfeeding
5 months ago
Breastfeeding Immediately After Childbirth: 8 Benefits for Mom & Baby!

Breastfeeding immediately after your baby is born offers many benefits! Here are just a few:

  • Creates contractions to help deliver the placenta. 
  • Helps your uterus contract, keeping bleeding to a minimum. 
  • Releases the hormone oxytocin, responsible for helping Mom and Baby bond. 
  • Releases tension from labor and delivery when Baby is sucking on the breast. 
  • Increases your chances of breastfeeding longer and increases your rate of success. 
  • Helps stimulate your body to start producing breast milk. 
  • Colostrum acts as a laxative and helps Baby pass the meconium. 
  • Regulates Baby's body temperature.

Did you breastfeed?

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