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For how long do you breastfeed your baby, if just thinking about beneficial antibodies?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 8-9mo

The data show clear benefit of breast milk over formula until 8-9m when the child's movement into other food sources begins to decrease the impact of breast milk.
The antibodies remain, yet bm volume declines as other food sources are used.

In brief: 8-9mo

The data show clear benefit of breast milk over formula until 8-9m when the child's movement into other food sources begins to decrease the impact of breast milk.
The antibodies remain, yet bm volume declines as other food sources are used.
Dr. James Ferguson
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