Breast Feeding and child's facial development
Breastfeeding is the most efficient, effective, and essential means to help with the facial development of your baby. Not only does it provide holistic nutrition but also allows for a healthy airway, habits and teeth!
How does breastfeeding help my baby?
Nurture and Nutrition
Breastmilk contains the right proportion of proteins, fats and minerals. This milk contains all the needed antibodies needed for the infant to develop immunity. Apart from the nutrition it is the most wonderful way for every mom to nurture her lil one.
The face, jaws, and teeth
The active breastfeeding stage in an infants life needs the lower jaw, tongue and lips to work together. This strengthens the baby's facial muscles and helps them develop healthy & wide jaw. Wider jaws reduces the chances of crooked teeth!
Your baby's breathing
Breast feedings helps babies to develop a suck-swallow and breathe pattern. With the right tongue movement, the structure of the upper jaw and nose stay healthy allowing correct breathing patterns and reduced upper airway breathing issues.
Swallowing and Oral habits
Breast feeding sets up healthy jaws enabling good chewing and swallowing patterns. The correct tongue posture achieved during feeding also reduces the chances of incorrect oral habits.