What are the pros and cons of breastfeeding?

When having a baby, there are many decisions you’ll have to make: What name will you choose? What crib should you buy? And the list goes on. One of the most important decisions a mother has to make is whether she will choose to breastfeed. There is no right decision, and this is a choice that is totally up to mum. To help you make the right decision,  here are some common pros and cons of breastfeeding.

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Advantage #1: Cost-free

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Milk formula can be very expensive, especially if your baby's tummy is sensitive or he or she is lactose-intolerant and needs special formula. If you breastfeed, you can save a great deal of money. Those savings, in turn, can help to pay other necessary items, such as diapers, clothes and vitamins.

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