Tuesday, May 31, 2011

When should a mother avoid breastfeeding?

"Health professionals agree that human milk provides the most complete form of nutrition for infants, including premature and sick newborns. However, there are rare exceptions when human milk is not recommended. Under certain circumstances, a physician will need to make a case-by-case assessment to determine whether a woman's environmental exposure or her own medical condition warrants her to interrupt or stop breastfeeding."

Read More: http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/disease/

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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