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The American Academy of Pediatrics...

recommends exclusive breastfeeding of infants for the first six months of life before introducing nutritious complementary foods, while encouraging social and systemic changes to support mothers who choose to breastfeed.

The AAP outlines its recommendations and evidence of significant health benefits to infants and mothers within an updated policy statement and technical report, both titled, “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk” Published in the July 2022 issue of Pediatrics and available online June 27. The updates include a recommendation to support parents who choose to breastfeed their infant to age 2 and beyond.

Source: aap.org, 2022 Recommendations