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How can long term breast feeding increase heart problems for the baby?

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Mike Moore
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: It doesn't...

Breastfeeding is great for babies in every way for babies.
..It would not increase the chances for heart problems in a baby. The only exception would be if the mother is taking a dangerous medication that could be transferred in the mother's milk. Ask the person who prescribed the medication or your pharmacist.

In brief: It doesn't...

Breastfeeding is great for babies in every way for babies.
..It would not increase the chances for heart problems in a baby. The only exception would be if the mother is taking a dangerous medication that could be transferred in the mother's milk. Ask the person who prescribed the medication or your pharmacist.
Mike Moore
Mike Moore
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Never Heard This One

You sound confused! breast feeding has been shown to perhaps decrease heart disease in mom and baby.
I have never heard of it causing heart trouble in anyone!

In brief: Never Heard This One

You sound confused! breast feeding has been shown to perhaps decrease heart disease in mom and baby.
I have never heard of it causing heart trouble in anyone!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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