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 Breast feeding

Quick summary of the science  :

We are mammals – we’re made to breast feed.  When breast feeding is difficult, the problem could be “bad” body chemistry, but more often than not, it’s not an inherent problem, but as a result of medical interventions and/or ignorance.

The goal should be to breast feed, if you can't, opt to not use a soy based formula

Insulin gets breast milk production going, but, as hormones go, insulin is a bit of a bully, too much insulin leads to production troubles.
Breast cells find the experience of being part of the milk production team , unforgettable – so, when the opportunity to breast feed arises again, they’re in.
Mother Nature packages night time feeds so they are the perfect blend of nutrients, but she slips in a little sleeping potion too, helping everyone to sleep
The quality of a nation’s breast milk, impacts how smart the nation is. The more omega-3, the smarter the nation, the more omega-6, the dumber the nation.
All things being equal, babies who experience skin-to-skin contact with Mom in the delivery room are more likely to be, breast feeders.
The human brain is the biggest of all, so human mothers should be breast feeding as long as chimp moms do, but we don’t, thanks to our carnivorous nature.
It’s not just breast milk that smells good to a newborn, the breast itself is sending signals into the air – these “smoke” signals are designed to get baby’s attention.
The call of a hungry belly, must be answered. But, while providing for the need allows for bonding, it can be a little boring. So what do women get up to ?

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