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Does breastfeeding reduce risk of ear infections?

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Because formula-fed babies are more likely to get ear infections, it is better to breast feed your infant for the first six to 12 months of life, if possible, to prevent ear infections.

SOURCES: American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Academy of American Family Physicians. Merck. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.



Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 23, 2019

SOURCES: American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Academy of American Family Physicians. Merck. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.



Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 23, 2019

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