As one can see, there are a great many benefits to breastfeeding your child as long as possible. Breastfeeding awareness programs are striving to support women who choose to continue breastfeeding beyond six months, but unfortunately, too many women give up. Breast milk is the best choice for your child, no matter how long you can nurse.
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