Studies differ on link between breast-feeding, asthma

04/28/2010 | Reuters

A Swedish study involving almost 4,000 children found that those who were fed breast milk exclusively during the first four months of their lives or longer were 37% less likely to develop asthma by age 8 compared with those who were breast-fed for a shorter period. However, a study in New Zealand showed that children who were breast-fed for more than four weeks were more likely to develop asthma later in life.

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