Study: Breast-feeding coincides with reduced childhood-obesity risk

An Irish study in Social Science and Medicine found that children who were breast-fed for three to six months were 38% less likely than their formula-fed counterparts to be obese at age 9, while those who were breast-fed for six months or more had a 51% lower risk of obesity.

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