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Breastfeeding prepares baby better for solid food
Breastfeeding prepares baby better for solid food (February 11, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From North Carolina - A new report published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology finds that breastfeeding helps prepare a baby's gut for solid food. Researchers studied stool samples and diet information from 9 babies as they grew from 2 weeks to 14 months of age. Their analysis revealed that exclusively breastfeeding had a significant impact on the composition, diversity and satiability of the baby's gut microbiome--an aspect which improves digestion when switching to solid food. In the long run, these factors may also play a role in regulating obesity, allergies and gastrointestinal problems
 
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