Breastfeeding Tied To Stronger Lungs, Less Asthma, University of South Carolina Study

Published: Feb 07, 2012

Kids who were breastfed as babies may have better lung function, and a lower risk of asthma, than those who were formula-fed, two new reports suggest. Researchers said that past studies have found conflicting results when it comes to the effects of breastfeeding on kids' lungs, with some research suggesting that moms with asthma who breastfeed may be putting their kids at risk as well.

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