Breastfeeding is good for the child, there is no doubt: the contact with the maternal body, the supply of nutrients, the ability to develop the immune system of the baby are all known reasons as to why breastfeeding is preferable. Probably, however, it is also known that is also good for the mother , not only psychologically but also physically. Here, then, collected by the American magazine Fit Pregnancy, what are the four benefits on maternal body produce Oxycontin, the hormone that promotes breast-feeding.
Breastfeeding works as an anti-stress pill, “increasing the levels of prolactin and Oxycontin the magazine explains Dr. Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, assistant at Chapman University – raises the threshold of stress in mothers, giving them greater strength.” Breastfeeding mothers also, according to a study by the University of California, are on average much lower pressure than those who use the bottle and can deal with minor effort on the needs of the baby.
Despite those early at three in the morning (which are also breastfeeding mothers with infant formula should do, because the bottle should be given to small anyway), breastfeeding mothers rest better. “The hormone Oxycontin is released during lactation has a calming effect,” says Amy Spengler at Fit Pregnancy, lactation consultant obstetrician and author of “Breastfeeding: A Parent’s Guide”. The effect is that of a camomile, and is therefore much easier to sleep after breast-fed is a prime example stresses the Spengler. how breastfeeding protects the mother’s body. [Read more…] about 4 reasons why breastfeeding is good for mom