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Risk Factors for Breastfeeding at 3 Months and 6 Months

Risk Factors

Infants not breastfed for at least six months are at increased risk for gastrointestinal illness, ear infections, diabetes, childhood and adult obesity, and other acute and chronic diseases.

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Content updated: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 10:27:17 MDT