Non/Limited Breastfeeding Linked to Later Liver Disease in Children

Not breast feeding or stopping before six months raises a baby’s risk of having nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) later on in life by 40 per cent, new research suggests.

It was also found that being obese at the start of pregnancy doubled a baby’s risk of the disease, which can lead to serious liver damage, including potentially life-threatening cirrhosis.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4596448/Babies-breastfed-6-months-liver-disease-risk.html

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