There are innumerable health benefits of mother’s milk and the benefits are not just restricted to the baby, the mother also benefits from it to a great extent. Infact, in other words it can be said that breast milk is equally effect for babies as well as grownups.
You will be surprised to know that there are several benefits of breast milk, some of which are shared below for the awareness of the readers.
Antibodies in the Breast Milk: The antibodies present in the breast milk helps in fighting various diseases. It is traditionally believed and also doctors have also confirmed the fact that there is a high nutritional value of mother’s milk. A cup of breast milk contains about 170 calories a cup (20 more than whole milk), 10 grams of fat, 16 carbs, and 2 grams of protein (5 less than whole milk), as well as vitamins and minerals and several growth hormones. So you can well understand the rich nutritional value of mother’s milk.
Healing Sore Nipples: If you have sore nipples, then there is no better option than breast milk. It is said to be more effective than lanolin. If you are suffering from sore or cracked nipple, just rub a few drops of mother’s milk to see the magical healing effect.
Excellent Facial Cleanser: Breast milk is an effective and cheap facial cleaner. Now we are already aware of the cleaning properties of milk. Breast milk is even more effective in so far as cleansing properties are concerned.
Treats Conjunctivitis: The amazing anti-bacterial properties present in breast milk is highly effective in treating the sticky eyes of the new born. You can simply squirt some breast milk into the affected area or use a dropper. Breast milk is also effective for adult conjunctivitis.
Heals Small Cuts: Breast Milk has magical healing power and it helps in healing cuts and burns to a great extent. So both the mother and babies can take benefit out of it.