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2011-01-17 10:06:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Current guidelines suggest that mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of their babies' lives. However, in a new article, British researchers question whether this recommendation is really beneficial for babies. The authors analyzed and reviewed current evidence and say it is time to reappraise the recommendation. Lead study author Dr. Mary Fewtrell, a consultant pediatrician at the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, says while breastfeeding...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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