Every mom has a different story about what worked best for her and her baby. Some moms exclusively breastfeed. Some exclusively formula feed. Some do a mixture of the two. And as for introducing solids, there’s a range here as well. Some pediatricians recommend starting solids at 4 months. Some say later. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months. And then continuing breastfeeding until at least 12 months.
Well, there’s a new editorial by some researchers in the UK who say exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months has some problems. Here’s the story from ABC.com Watch this video. And an important point that comes up at the end of the video, the researchers received funding at some point in the three years prior to the editorial from baby formula and food companies.