Breastfeeding and Leukemia


April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The benefits of breastfeeding for both the baby and mother are myriad. A recent meta-analysis found that babies who were breastfed were less likely to develop leukemia when compared to their peers that weren’t. One analysis of 18 studies found that compared to no or short breastfeeding, babies breastfed for six months or longer had…

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Article Reference:

JAMA Pediatrics, 01/15