Breastfeeding Preferable for Both Infants and Mothers, Experts Say


Earlier this month, the Trump Administration’s reported opposition to an international resolution supporting breastfeeding generated a storm of criticism and a platform for medical experts to speak out about the benefits of breastfeeding for both infants and mothers.

Breastfeeding brings a host of major health benefits to infants in the way of stronger immune systems and reduced incidence of a very wide range of illnesses and conditions that can seriously threaten a baby, local and national health experts say.

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