Breastfeeding your toddler; the hidden benefits you never knew existed

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Thirdly, you baby is much healthier in so many ways when breastfed longer. 

Breastfeeding your toddler

Now this is because breastfeeding your toddler provides 29% of your baby’s energy needs, 43% of his protein needs, 75% of his vitamin A requirement and 60% of vitamin c requirement.

All these ensures your baby get certain key nutrients daily which leads to improved vision, better hearing, good dental health, intestinal health, good functioning immune system and a smoother supple skin.

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Benice Akinola
I desire that nutrition education be made a course taught in schools so children who will someday become adults are equipped with this life skill needed to live a healthy life. I am a passionate nutritionist with both a first and second degree in Nutrition and dietetics, also a member of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria(NSN) and a breastfeeding advocate