One of the main benefits of breastfeeding that people may not know about is assisting with the establishment of a healthy microbiome. This has profound immunological benefits throughout a person’s life, but that is not all! There are many benefits of breastfeeding that extend not only to baby’s short-term and long-term health, but to mom’s health as well! . . .
The infant microbiome is evolutionarily designed to be seeded (the process of receiving foundational microbes) in 4 main ways . . .