Breast-feeding is more likely when mother cares for infant

06/25/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

A U.K. study of 18,050 infants showed that those who received nonparental care were less likely to be breast-fed than those cared for by their mother before the age of 4 months. Researchers also found a reduced likelihood of breast-feeding among infants in full-time day care who were from families in high socioeconomic groups.

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