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Feeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding Quiz
Take the Breastfeeding Quiz Breastfeeding offers a range of benefits for your and your child. Do you know what they are? 1. Breastfed children are less likely to have: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The antibodies found in breastmilk help protect a child from many diseases and infections. Children who are breastfed also are less likely to develop allergies or obesity. Breastfeeding for at least 6 months also helps protect against sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). ...
Fast Facts
If you can't breastfeed your child because of a health condition or other circumstances, you will need to give your baby infant formula. Formula has the nutrients for good health, and should be the main source of nutrition if your child is younger than 1 year, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. Use a reputable formula brand approved by the FDA.