Category: Breast feeding

Deciding to breastfeed (The Basics)

Do doctors recommend breastfeeding?Yes. Doctors recommend breastfeeding your baby for at least 1 year (12 months) if possible. For the first 6 months, breast milk is the only food a baby needs. Most babies start eating other foods, in addition to breast milk, when they are 4 to 6 months old.

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