Breastfeeding Baby: A Modern Dilemma

The World

Nature’s most perfect food, breast milk, helps growing infants develop resilient immune systems. But along with the welcome antibodies are the persistent toxins she may have ingested in her lifetime which are stored in mother’s fatty tissue and are also passed on to baby. As the mother of a newborn, reporter Andrea DeLeon recently grappled with the dilemma of balancing the health risks against the benefits of breastfeeding and shares her findings with us.

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