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Breast feeding and allergic diseases in infants—a prospective birth cohort study
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    Does exclusive breast feeding prevent allergy?

    Dear Editor

    Although, many studies have shown that breast-feeding reduces the incidence of allergic diseases and multiple allergic diseases developing in the same child,[1] there are many controversies to this. Some studies have shown that children with asthmatic mothers were more likely to develop asthma later if they were exclusively breast fed [2] whereas some studies have shown the exact opposite.[3] The breast...

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