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Table 4 Benefits of breastfeeding

From: Managing pregnancy in inflammatory rheumatological diseases

Reduced risk in child Reduced risk in mother
Infections Type 2 diabetes
Atopic dermatitis Breast cancer
Asthma (young children) Ovarian cancer
Obesity Postpartum depression (if not stopped early)
Type 1 and 2 diabetes  
Childhood leukemia  
Sudden infant death syndrome  
Necrotising enterocolitis