Common Breastfeeding Misconceptions


Many misconceptions are carried about breast feeding which are being passed from generation to generation. Here are some facts and fiction . Check out your score by the way you go :

Myth : “Breastfeeding leads to saggy breasts ”
Fact : The ageing process and the process of losing and putting on weight makes it saggy NOT BREASTFEEDING.

Myth : “Infant formula and breast milk are the same”
Fact : Infant formula is an artificially prepared product where as breast milk is natural. Breast milk is an immunoprotection where as Infant formula acts it.

Myth : “Breastfeeding publicly is not acceptable by people”
Fact : Survey done shows that people are not bothered by females breast feeding publicly.
< Myth : “Breastfeeding is variable in females, all females don’t produce equal amount of milk”
Fact : All females are physically able to breast feed and they produce adequate milk to feed there baby provided breastfeeding is done in a proper manner.

Myth : “Sex life is hampered by breast feeding ”
Fact : Hormones released while breast feeding and during sex (oxytocin ) are the same. It doesn’t affect your sexual life.

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