their first few maternity days are over, many working mothers
are faced with the tough decision of continuing breast feeding
or switching to formula feeding. Breast Feeding is essential
for both the mother and the baby. But it could cause some
difficulties if you are an employee of a company. Still though
the advantages that breast feeding will give one's child makes
it the more recommended and preferred route of feeding a baby.
Breast Feeding is very important
for a newborn baby. There is ample evidence of its benefits
over formula feeding.
basic differences to remember between breast feeding
and formula feeding is the use of cows milk.
- Doctors do not recommend cow milk for babies till the age of 10 to 12 months.
- Cow milk is not as nutritious as breast milk.
is much harder for an infant to digest cow milk, at times
causing a break down of the digestive system.
- The main difference between breast milk and cow milk is antibodies.
Breast milk contains antibodies, which are essential to develop a baby's immune system.
The immune system is responsible to help fight against virus or bacteria entering the body.
you decide to use the breast feeding method (as one
should), you may need to purchase a breast pump and learn
to use it. Though breast pumps may have some temporary difficulties,
it is used in various ways and for various reasons. If you'd
just like to get some rest, then a breast pump gives your
baby the benefit of your milk. It gives an experience of breast feeding
to the mother. It also ensures that her baby receives breast
milk, which is best for it.
Normally breast pumps are used for mother-baby separation. A breast pump is easy to use and comfortable too. They give nursing mothers more freedom. There are many kinds of pumps are available in the market.
are hand-operated; some use batteries and yet others are work
on electricity. The design of breast pumps varies as well.
There are many models and types available for a mother to
shop. The frequency of separation will help decide which type
of breast pump one should use.
breast pumps protect a mother's breast milk from bacteria
and viruses. There are also some manual pumps, which give
the performance of an electric pump. There are many models
that are pretty affordable, and then there are those that
are quite innovative, high-end and branded that promise to
give a natural feeling. Choose one that you think best suits