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Breastfeeding…the healthy choice for moms and babies
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding (no water, juice, or other foods/formula) for approximately the first 6 months of life. Once solids are introduced at or after 6 months, it is recommended that breastfeeding continue as the primary nutrient supply for at least 12 months, and thereafter for as long as mother and baby desire.
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