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Breastfeeding beyond infancy can be beneficial for children and parents – mothers explain pressure they feel to stop

Tomsickova Tatyana/Shutterstock Amy Burton, Staffordshire University Breastfeeding beyond infancy is recommended by the World Health Organization, which advises that children should be breastfed until two years old or beyond, with solid food introduced at six months. For children, breastfeeding for longer is associated with reduced infections, a lower chance of misaligned teeth, a lower likelihood of obesity and higher intelligence. …

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