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(of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast

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Natalie Geddes said: "I breast-fed both my babies and definitely agree that it's much healthier.
They found that women who breast-fed for at least six months suffered more severe and prolonged earnings losses than mothers who breast-fed for less time or not at all.
Breast-feeding initiation was more in those mothers with more than one year of breast-feeding in the previous pregnancy (7.5%) as compared to the mothers who breast-fed less than one year in the previous pregnancy (0%), which was not statistically significant.
Nyke is still 80 to 90 percent breast-fed, and very rarely given formula.
The figures, taken from April to June this year and down on the same period in 2011, are well below the national average of 46.9% and lower than the rate in Newcastle where during the same period 45% of babies were still being breast-fed at their 6-8 week check-up.
University Hospital, Sweden) examined the link between the length of time that women breast-fed and the different types of breast cancer they subsequently developed.
Breast-fed babies have a reduced risk for illness, which translates into fewer pediatrician visits and thus less time out of the office for working mothers--not to mention fewer insurance claims.
Differences in the rate of cavity development between breast-fed children and bottle-fed children were evaluated employing a series of surveys.
However, in 2004, pediatricians who had breast-fed their children were more likely to provide support for breast-feeding than were those with no personal experience.
Jenny, who breast-fed her son Caspar when he was first born, was "really upset" when she had to stop.
The percentage of infants who have ever been breast-fed reached 77% for children born in 2005-2006, exceeding a public health target of 75%, according to an analysis by the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The list of benefits for breast-fed babies includes everything from a raised IQ to a stronger immune system to less obesity later in life.
In one published study, breast-fed children not infected at birth who were born to infected mothers in Botswana were more likely to become infected than were formula-fed infants.
The American Academy of Pediatrics - which recommends that infants be breast-fed exclusively for six months, and that breast-feeding should continue for at least one year as long as both mother and child want to - has come down against the gift bags.
Why start after?" It also stated that babies who are breast-fed are less likely to develop ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and diarrhea.