Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Breastfeeding Shown to Relieve a Baby's Pain

In addition to all the known benefits, breastfeeding has now been shown to actually kill pain that a baby feels. It could be due to the intimacy, the distraction, the sweetnesss of the milk, or perhaps even the production of endorphins, but whatever the cause, it's just one more reason to breastfeed whenever possible and damn the lunkheads who feel uncomfortable around nursing mothers.

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