Breast-Feeding and Obesity

January 2004
Pediatrics for Parents;2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the benefits of breast-feeding for both mother and baby. Presentation of the short-term and long-term benefits of breast-feeding for both mother and infant; Likelihood of breast-fed babies to become obese; Consideration of breast-milk as the best source of nutrition for babies.


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