by William T. Basco, Jr., MD, MS, medscape
Breastfeeding or Breast Milk?
Does breastfeeding protect against atopic illness in offspring? Many previous studies did not differentiate between infants who were nursed directly at the breast versus those who were fed expressed breast milk by bottle. Some preliminary data suggested differences in the potential protective benefits of breastmilk according to mode of feeding rather than type of milk consumed.
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