The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding as a way to help reduce your child's risk of becoming overweight or obese.
A newborn's upper airway is very short. And the epiglottis - a flap of tissue at the base of the tongue that keeps food from going down the windpipe - touches the soft tissue at the back of the roof of the mouth.
For nine months in the lone your baby receives all the nutrition needed from your body. After birth your body continues to produce the best no rush meant for the baby and in the right amount.