Don't worry--we're not talking a four-year-old asking Mommy for milk. It only takes four months of breastfeeding to protect a baby from obesity later in life. Whether breast milk contains some magical compound that regulates metabolism, or on-demand feeding simply helps babies pay attention to their internal hunger signals, recent research continues to confirm that breastfeeding is a good idea whenever possible.
Longer Breastfeeding May Protect Infants At Risk For Obesity
May 1, 2016