Both you and your baby benefit from breastfeeding and feeding can be a very loving time for you and the new bub to spend together. Breast milk has all the right amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and vitamins for your baby’s growth and development. Your breast milk also contains antibodies which will support your baby s immunity and help prevent infections such as upper respiratory tract infections and gastroenteritis.
What do babies need to grow and develop into bouncing babies and healthy active toddlers? Looking after the nutritional needs of an infant until six months is fairly easy: feed them breastmilk (ideally) or formula.