Breastfeeding can lower risk of allergies

(KABC) But there is something parents can do to lower their baby's chances of developing those health problems. Pediatricians say breastfeeding - or using hypoallergenic formula without cow's milk - can lower a baby's risk for asthma or food allergies in babies up to four months old.

However, researchers also say that waiting longer to introduce solid food doesn't change their chances of developing either allergies or asthma.

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