Are there benefits to breastfeeding until the age of five?

Are there benefits to breastfeeding until the age of five?
 

Are there benefits to breastfeeding children up until the age they start school?
A mum who breastfeeds her five-year-old daughter and two-year-old son, sometimes at the same time, says it's good for their health because her children are rarely ill.
Emma Shardlow Hudson, 29, said she is positive it's "because of the antibodies in the milk".
Advice in the UK is that women can breastfeed for as long as they and their child want to.
The NHS does not specify a time when women should stop giving their child breast milk.
Breast milk is recommended exclusively (with no other food or... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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