Study: Breast-fed babies have fewer infections

06/22/2010 | HealthDay News

A Dutch study found that babies who were breast-fed exclusively in their first four months and then partially for two more months had a much lower risk of respiratory and gastrointestinal infections than babies who had not been breast-fed. Breast-feeding exclusively for six months appears to provide even greater benefits, but not enough babies fit the criteria to be statistically significant, the researchers said.

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