We answer some of your questions regarding the basics of breastfeeding... Now that you are about to give birth, you are probably wondering if breastfeeding is the best option as opposed to formula. Breastfeeding will ensure that your baby is getting the proper nutrition for health and development. It is also a great way to bond with your baby. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 77 percent of babies are now breastfed, which is an increase of 60 percent in the last ten years. Breast milk in and of itself is a complete food as it contains about 400 nutrients in addition to hormones and disease fighting compounds, none of which are present in formula. As [...]