Breastfeeding, store house of nutrition and better health

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Trinidad and Tobago: Breast feeding is one of the most important parts of a baby’s growth as through this, complete nutrition is provided. The Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago shares the information for the better nourishment of a child.

Importantly, there are several benefits included in Breastfeeding, which are as follows:

  • Important antibiotics are included in the Breast Milk
  • Disease risk gets reduced
  • Health Weight gets promoted
  • The healthy bonding between a mother and a baby gets promoted

All these benefits help in the overall growth of a child.

Interestingly, the benefits are not just limited to the babies. However, it benefits the mothers as well also in many means, be it; physical, psychological, social and emotional. This blend of advantages to mother and baby makes it a necessary part of the lives of both for wellness.

Moreover, the advantages it brings to the mothers include stress reduction by promoting positive emotions as the hormone ‘prolactin’ is produced through breastfeeding, which further lowers the risk of postpartum depression.

Other benefits which it offers can be listed as; burning of extra calories, faster weight loss. It helps the uterus return to its normal size in a speedy manner. 

Considerably, when it comes to the major threats through the life-taking diseases, this activity provides an aid in that as well. As, the risk reduction gets marked for breast and ovarian cancer.

Further, health issues like diabetes and high blood pressure. Overall, it fosters better well-being for both a mother and a baby.

It is widely known that Health is Wealth, and such an activity proves it well because the benefits of this are extended to the two individual groups (mother and baby). This evidently proves the fruitful impacts of breastfeeding.

Even this contributes towards the growth and development as a whole.

George Henry
George Henry
George Henry, a distinguished graduate of Columbia University, pursued his passion in Economics with outstanding academic achievements. George found his calling in journalism, aiming to raise awareness regarding geopolitical and socioeconomic issues. He is recognized for having a keen interest in international geopolitics, sports and women's rights. To reach George, you can email


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