World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, pediatricians’ associations and lactation consultants around the world agree – breastfeeding is the best option for you and your baby. Breast-feeding is the recommended way to feed a newborn. WHO recommend exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months after birth and weaning only after the baby turns one year old. Depending on the circumstances, various factors might lead you to consider formula-feeding earlier or later.
Breastfeeding is beneficial for you and your baby. Here are 19 advantages of breast feeding over bottle feeding: