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Link Between Breastfeeding And Lower Obesity

April 3, 2009

… breastfed children could more easily determine when they were full. Children who were bottle-fed with pumped breast milk were less likely to respond to the feeling of being full by the time they were preschool-aged. Also, children who had a lower response to fullness had a higher body mass index (BMI).

Behavioral Link Between Breastfeeding And Lower Risk Of Childhood Obesity.

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One Comment
  1. chivonmpj permalink
    April 3, 2009 11:56 pm

    Very interesting. I found the number mommies who want to breastfeed quickly dropping. What was once the normal habits of mothering is suddenly seen as an unnecessary foreign condition. It is a shame.

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