Breastfeeding against SIDS

The latest issue of Pediatrics contains an article by M.M. Vennemann, showing that breastfeeding reduced the risk of sudden infant death syndrome by ~50% at all ages throughout infancy. In his conclusions, Vennemann recommends including the advice to breastfeed through 6 months of age in sudden infant death syndrome risk-reduction messages.

One more reason to feel good about breastfeeding !

Baby in crib
Breastfeeding reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrom

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