As per a US research, which has been published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, it has been revealed that breast feeding keeps babies’ weight in control. Breast feeding a child is more effective than feeding through bottle, when it comes to managing his weight.
It is one of its kind study, which has revealed that even breast milk being given through bottle is not as effective as breast feeding. Lead author Ruowei Li of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that there is no doubt that breast feeding is the best way to provide essential nutrition to new born.
It has also been revealed that it is the best way to keep a check on child’s obesity. "If the babies are fed by the breast, the baby plays a very active role, because they are the ones who decide when to suckle and when to stop”, said Li.
In order to reach at the above given result, the study researchers assessed 1,900 babies, who were born between 2000s across different states of America. Surveys were being conducted of mothers as well as babies weight was also checked at different stages. It was found that breast feeding is the best way to keep child active and fit.