Benefits of Longer Breastfeeding

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Benefits of Longer Breastfeeding
Mon, 12-30-2013 - 9:12am

A new study has found a strong association between breastfeeding and better developmental skills: 

"I think that the evidence is now of sufficient quality that we can close the book on these benefits and focus instead on how do we succeed in promoting breast-feeding because all of the studies, including this one, that have looked at it have found a linear relationship, which is to say that the benefits accrue with each additional month that a child is breastfed," he said.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/27/breastfed-babies-developmental-skills_n_4507885.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

How long have you been breastfeeding your child for?