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breastfeeding can influence your child's immune system

Do you know that breastfeeding can influence your child’s immune system?

A series of studies claim your infant’s susceptibility to allergies and asthma may be influenced by a number of factors such as delivery by Cesarean section and breastfeeding. The findings support the idea that later risks of diseases are affected by early childhood exposure to pathogens. Doctors think that sterile environment is not enough for babies, and this research shows why. Actually, exposure to bacteria or micro- organisms in the first months after birth stimulates the immune system, which is designed to be exposed to bacteria on a large scale; when the exposure is minimized, the immune system does not develop optimally. Researchers found exposing babies to allergens and bacteria in their first year can reduce the risk of asthma …

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