Breast Feeding Best Timing

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Breast Feeding Best Timing

For a newly born baby, they usually have not able to take any solid meal. Their digestion system has not able to processing the food, and they do not have any teeth so it will be difficult for them to chew on his food.


Therefore, breast feeding is the only way for them to get their source of nutrition. That is why breast feeding is very important to the newly born baby.

Much expertise says that the best time for breast feeding is at the age of zero to six months. The mother’s breast milk is filled with Colostrum, and that is very good and useful for the baby health, immunity, and body’s growth. Moreover, the first six months time of the baby’s life is depending on this. In addition, after the first six month period, the baby will still be gaining his nutrition from the breast milk, but it will not become the main source of nutrition. Because, the baby is already taking other solid meal. Therefore, the nutrition supply of the baby is can be taken from other sources too. As for after the first year, the baby usually have a solid food as their main source of nutrition. However, they usually still have the breast milk for their comforter and supplementary nutrition.

For the breast feeding time, there is many best timing that you should follow. Many people say that a baby needs to be fed every three hours at day, and every four hours at night. It means that a baby should be fed at least eight to twelve times a day. This number is a minimum requirement, because less than this number, your baby may get hungry and they will not receiving the sufficient amount of breast milk nutrition. Therefore, the breast feeding should also have the proper latching position for the perfection.

The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.

By Editorial Team

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