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Breastfeeding Q&A: is breast really best for mother and baby?

We look at the evidence of the benefits of breast milk over formula milk, which is heavily marketed around the world

A landmark Lancet series on breastfeeding in January last year was categorical. “Breast milk makes the world healthier, smarter, and more equal,” it said. It protects against infections, because a mother’s milk contains antibodies and immune cells. Exclusively breastfed infants in low and middle-income countries have only 12% of the risk of death of those who are not breastfed, the Lancet found.

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