Breastfeeding can prevent pregnancy and it can also provide many other benefits for both you and your baby.

LAM has lots of benefits for moms.

Breastfeeding is basically nature’s birth control. LAM is an easy, safe, and free way to prevent another pregnancy for up to six months. This can come in especially handy if you don’t want to deal with other birth control methods.

Here are some of the main benefits for moms:

  • Once you begin nursing, it starts preventing pregnancy right away.

  • It’s free.

  • It’s safe.

  • You don’t need a prescription.

  • It doesn’t interrupt sex.

  • It reduces bleeding after you deliver your baby.

  • Breastfeeding may reduce your chance of getting breast cancer.

Breastfeeding has lots of benefits for babies.

When it comes to a baby’s first months, there’s a reason a lot of people say “breast is best.” What’s good for you is also great for your baby:  

  • Breast milk gives your baby the best nutrition.

  • It’s full of beneficial antibodies that can help protect your baby from certain infections.

  • Studies have shown that breastfeeding reduces the risk of allergies and asthma.

  • Breastfeeding will enhance your bond with your baby by increasing body contact, and it can help soothe a fussy baby.

  • Breastfeeding decreases the chance that your baby will swallow germs in water, formula, or other liquids.

Breastfeeding

  • 98% effective

  • Cost is $0

  • Dedication required

  • Works up to 6 months after giving birth

Breastfeeding doesn’t protect you from STDs. Use a condom for help stopping STDs.
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