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This study revealed more factors that contributed to successful breastfeeding of twins than reasons mothers discontinued breastfeeding, as the three participants breastfed for significant periods.
One study showed that when comparing infants born in a BFHI accredited unit with those born in a unit without BFHI status, after adjustment for social, demographic and obstetric factors, they were not more likely to be breastfed at one month.
To determine the excess costs of suboptimal breastfeeding, the authors first calculated the number of breastfed and nonbreastfed infants in the United States by multiplying breast-feeding rates by the number of births in 2005.
Breastfed children are less likely to have a host of childhood illnesses, including ear infections, stomach viruses and asthma.
12) The risk of ECC is the same for the breastfed child as for the bottle-fed child.
Most health experts, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend that infants be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, and that breastfeeding continues along with supplementary foods for the remainder of the first year.
There is an inappropriate [amount] or lack of facilities to enable mothers to breastfeed wherever they may be, and there is a lack of a social support system for mothers who want to breastfed," added Ur-Rehman.
There are recommendations that infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, yet sadly virtually no babies in the UK are exclusively breastfed for that time," she said.
The estimated proportion of infants HIV-infected by 3 months was significantly lower in those exclusively breastfed up to 3 months than in those who received mixed feeding before 3 months.
Babies who are breastfed for three months are five times less likely get severe diarrhoea.
In 2005 69% of men were comfortable seeing a baby breastfed in public compared to only 59% of men in 2004
A 2001 survey found that nearly 70 percent of babies are breastfed in the hospital; about 46 percent exclusively breastfed.
According to the campaign: "Babies were born to be breastfed.
Approximately 21% of the responding mothers breastfed their first-born children for at least 6 months, with 7.