Breast-feeding benefits mom, baby

COMMENTARY /// Breast-feeding


 
For a few thousand years, there was no question about where newborns and infants would get the food they needed. Breast-feeding was, for the most part, the one and only option.
Then for a few decades beginning in the 1950s, popular opinion shifted dramatically. Many of us alive today were raised on formula.
Over the past several years, however, medical professionals have rediscovered the overwhelmingly positive benefits of breast-feeding for the health and well-being of children. Among th...

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