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Breastfeeding may decrease child's risk of developing leukemia

Breastfeeding may decrease child's risk of developing leukemia

Another nice study for World Breastfeeding Week – breastfeeding was shown in one study to decrease the risk of kids developing leukemia by about 15%!! While it’s likelya very complicated process (that is, not breastfeeding does not mean your child will get this cancer!!), it’s yet another reason to give it a go:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/06/01/breastfeeding-childhood-leukemia/28174193/

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  1. Awesome! Yet another reason to love breastfeeding!

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  2. In those early long nights of breastfeeding and recovery from birth we need all the motivation we can get to keep going!

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  3. This is awesome information.

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