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Breastfed infants are healthier: Study

DNAHM122101 | 7/11/2018 | Author : Gargi Raval | WC :350 | Health



A study conducted on 198 lactating mothers and their newborns has revealed that babies who were breastfed were healthier than the babies who weren't. The study, conducted on a total of 396 subjects, has been conducted by postgraduate students of AMC MET Medical College on women admitted to LG Hospital, VS Hospital, and Shreeji Hospital.
Sickness spell measured in babies in the first year of their life revealed: 71(46%) kids don't fall sick in the first one year. 52 kids (33%) fall sick once or twice during the same period, and 21 kids (13%) fall sick three to four times, while only 13 kids(8%) fall sick more than four times. The study is contradictory to US' anti-breastfeeding stance.
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