Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 15th, 2003
The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months of age for infants in less-developed countries; previous research has suggested that exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months can protect against diarrheal disease, although there are concerns that exclusive breastfeeding could be associated with reduced infant growth. Maharaj Bhan from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences,...
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