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2] In the United States, about 75% of women begin breast-feeding and about 13% only breast-feed until the age of six months.
23% continued to breast-feed their infants during episodes of diarrhoea.
Making the decision to breast-feed gives babies the best possible start in life," she said.
A baby won't be barraged with HIV every time it breast-feeds, but since a child takes milk several times a day, each baby of an infected mother is presumed to be regularly exposed to HIV.
A mother who feeds formula or other food part of the time and breast-feeds to fill in is therefore increasing her baby's vulnerability to HIV infection.
Factors outside a woman's control, such as her health, work responsibilities, or how well the baby breast-feeds might force her to supplement the baby's diet with nutrients from other sources.
You just need to make do with what you have,'' said Matheson, who also breast-feeds her son at her employer's on-site child-care facility.
3) Thousand Oaks resident Christine Matheson breast-feeds 9-month-old Alec at Amgen's child-care center.
The longer a woman breast-feeds her children and the more children she has, the less likely she'll be to develop breast cancer.