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Posted by: breast feeding mommy | 2008/11/28

is it benificial still

My little one is 20 months old and I am still breastfeeding her.Do you think that my milk is still benificial to her? We both enjoy the breastfeeding so I am not planning to stop right now. I just want your opinion on prolonged breastfeeding.

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At this stage, the beneficial effects in terms of protection from allergies and infections are no longer there as she will have formed her own immunity. As she is presumably eating normal food, the nutritional value is also negligible.

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