Breastfeeding the new born is such a wonderful experienced that no one can describe in words. It can be experienced by the nursing mother and the breastfed baby only. Although new born babies are not able to speak out however you can still read and watch the satisfaction on their faces which they get from breastfeeding. A new born baby doesn’t know anyone in this world except his/her mother. It is due to the reason that he can sense and recognize the mother only through this natural feeding process. Not only fulfillment of but breastfeeding helps in creating a unique bond amid the mother and the new born.
Complete satisfaction- Breastfeeding the newborn gives complete satisfaction to both the nursing mother and the feeding baby. It is because all the needs of baby such as nutritional, physical, mental and emotional are fulfilled through breastfeeding. Breastfeeding helps in making available all the nutrients required by the new born for proper physical and mental growth. Also it gives few moments to both the mother and the baby to spend with each other and notice each others’ facial expressions and other habits.
Protection and security- By breastfeeding new born, the nursing mothers in a way assure their babies about physical and mental protection. Holding baby close to the breast helps in delivering warmth of body as well as love to them. It makes babies feel completely secure and protected. In times of need, babies mostly wish to go their mothers lap to breast fed as it helps them to have warmth and protection from their mothers.
Recognition of the mother- Breastfeeding also helps new born babies to recognize their mothers. It is because new born babies do not know anyone in this world. They come to know their mothers and start recognizing them only through breast-feeding. It is because babies are dependent upon their mothers for nutritional needs as well as other needs. Also they keep on hearing distinct heart beat of their mothers closely when breastfeeding. It helps them get bonded with their mothers. The heartbeat of mother helps in soothing down the baby. They feel comfortable in mothers’ lap when breastfed. Also the pheromones produced during lactation process helps in establishing a strong bond of recognition and belonging amid the mother and the new born baby.
Breastfeeding for the comfort of baby- Breastfeeding not only fulfills nutritional requirements of the babies but it also helps in providing comfort to the babies. Sometimes babies wish to breastfed frequently just to feel comfortable as they get soothed down with the mothers’ milk. Also it helps them to stay close to their mothers. Similar type of feeling is experienced by the nursing mothers as well. They also feel completely satisfied by nursing their newborn babies. It is because they feel mentally and emotionally satisfied by fulfilling all types of needs of their babies through breastfeeding.
To conclude, breastfeeding is the most wonderful experienced in this world for mothers. It helps in making a strong bond between the mother and the baby.