Early initiation is the beginning of the early once in the context of breastfeeding, starting from the first hour after birth. In addition to be done in the first hour after the baby was born, early initiation of breastfeeding include how other conditions, which include a modest and dried baby’s body naked, pregnant belly chest back with no cover, positioned in an infant face down on the stomach with the head pointing to the breast, the baby was left crawling to find the nipple and sucking for the first time.
The benefits of early initiation to the success of breastfeeding. This was confirmed by research conducted Karend Admond colleagues, who showed early breastfeeding initiation within the first hour after birth will reduce the risk of infant death at the age of 0-28 days, up to 22%. Meanwhile, delay initiation (after day one) will increase the risk of death by 2.4 times. Early Initiation the benefits can be felt by the mother and baby, which include:
Benefits of Early Initiation for Mother
Early initiation not only gives the baby a chance to learn to find and suck his mother’s breast when first born. But when the baby started to move towards the breast, legs kicking the mother’s abdomen. It is known to help expedite removal of placenta from the uterus.
Early Immunization for Babies
At the last minute when the baby starts crawling her stomach and chest, he will tastes lips and licking the skin’s surface before starting to suck the nipple and areola mother. It is the natural way babies are known to gather good bacteria that she needed to build up the immune system. This is a natural immunization is done to protect her baby. How long do baby, depending on how much he needed good bacteria.
Keeping Infant Survival Capability
Benefits of Early Initiation of the last of the human species are that it can help maintain their natural survival skills. So that when you do not give a chance to the newborn to early initiation of breastfeeding, then you have eliminated the ability of the natural survival of the human species in a single generation. For example, a kitten or a tiger newborn will die if not allowed to start a nursing mother since birth.
- Early initiation is letting the newborn to suckle naturally,
- Benefits of Early Initiation are to expedite the removal of placenta, early immunization, and maintain the ability of infant survival.