Stats on benefits of breastfeeding
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
More than $13 billion and 1,000 babies can be saved in the U.S. each year if nine out of 10 women breastfed exclusively for six months.
For every 1,000 babies not breastfed, there is an excess of 2,033 physician visits, 212 days in the hospital and 609 prescriptions.
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