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August 22nd, 2008, 08:58 PM
poldy poldy is offline
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not about to go out of my way to defend my beliefs to them, but I'd like to be able to have some quick facts to give them (my mom thinks you only should breastfeed for the first six weeks, if even that)[/b]
How's about...

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends...
Exclusive breastfeeding for approximately the first six months and support for breastfeeding for the first year and beyond as long as mutually desired by mother and child.


Combined with...

Are you a medical doctor? no? oh. Thank you. I'll give your advice the consideration it needs.

http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases...astfeeding.htm
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