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2009-03-25 20:57:46

Most Canadian women have a positive experience during labor and birth, but few breastfeed their babies past 6 months as advised, a survey indicates. Dr. Catherine McCourt, director of health surveillance and epidemiology with the Public Health Agency of Canada said the survey, which involved 45-minute interviews with 6,421 women nationwide, found 14 percent of new mothers are exclusively breastfeeding their babies at age 6 months, as the health agency recommends, the Toronto Star reports....