1. Breastfeeding reduces child obesity: study  Newcastle Star
  2. Babies given formula milk instead of being breastfed are 25% more likely to become obese  Daily Mail
  3. Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds  The Guardian
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The study, led by the National Institute of Health in Portugal and promoted by the World Health Organisation, looked at breastfeeding rates for up to 22 countries. The UK was not included.The study, led by the National Institute of Health in Portugal and promoted by the World Health Organisation, looked at breastfeeding rates for up to 22 countries. The UK was not included.

Babies given formula milk instead of being breastfed are 25% more likely to become obese | Daily Mail Online

Experts reveal that boosting breastfeeding rates could tackle the UK’s childhood fat epidemicBOTTLE-fed babies are a quarter more likely to be fat, World Health Organisation research reveals. In the largest study of its kind – looking at 30,000 children across 16 nations – experts found br…

Bottle-fed babies are a quarter more likely to develop into overweight children, World Health Organisation research reveals