Finally, the babies in this study were fed mother's milk through special tubes because they were unable to suckle. If premature babies were able to obtain milk directly from the mother, it's not unreasonable to assume that the emotional warmth and closeness of nursing would add to the brain building nutritional qualities of mother's milk.
Nursing your baby obviously benefits his health. But what about yours? There are several reasons why, as a mother, you should take advantage of the many pluses of breast feeding.