11 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding – How to Breastfeeding in Public
- Who needs the gym? The metabolic energy needed to breastfeed a baby each day is the amount you’d use to walk seven miles.
- It’s not always easy to learn, but it is instinctual. Newborns held skin-to-skin in the first hour or two after birth may push their way toward mom’s breast and start feeding on their own.
- Liquid gold. Human milk is sold on the Internet for $4 per ounce. That’s about 262 times the price of oil.
- You’re probably a righty. Almost three-quarters of moms produce more milk with their right breast (and it has nothing to do with being right-handed).
- Distinctive scent. Breastfed babies can practically pick their moms out of a lineup based on smell alone.
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