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The Breast is Big Savings January 8, 2008

Filed under: Breastfeeding — Rachel @ 9:47 pm
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Why breastfeed?  Your reasons probably include health, bonding, and convenience, and these may well be the most important ones.  But, did you know that you’re saving your family a bundle by breastfeeding your infant for the first year?  That’s right, according to the latest edition of Pregnancy & Newborn magazine, formula costs approximately $120 per month for the first few months of baby’s life.  “After starting solids, the cost can reduce to half of that, about $60 – but you’re still looking at close to $1000 the first year in formula alone, and that’s not counting the cost of the bottles themselves” (page 66). 

Wow!  Remember that next time you find yourself restlessly making a mental to-do list while you sit feeding baby.  Oh, and I guess that means you can indulge in that nursing bra without feeling a bit of guilt 🙂

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One Response to “The Breast is Big Savings”

  1. Sheena Says:

    The benefits of breastfeeding are endless! I just hope that I can be a successful breastfeeding mommy =).


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