For most breastfeeding women, the major question is until when breastfeeding is recommended. The WHO said that exclusive breastfeeding is a must in the first six months while continued feeding can go even beyond 2 years.

This recommendation comes from a research conducted about mothers and their babies’ health. There are many advantages of breastfeeding your child even after six months. Three of the major ones are listed below:

• Your baby will receive protection against harmful infections for a longer period of time.

• You will enjoy this intimate and close time with your baby.

• Risks of having pre-menopausal ovary cancer, breast cancer, etc will reduce and so will the risks of having osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Hence, don’t stop breastfeeding early. Give your baby the best