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Washington: Infants who are bottle-fed are more likely to develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, than those who are breastfed, according to US researchers.The risk appears to be magnified when mothers

PTI [ Updated: October 23, 2013 15:52 IST ]
avoid stomach obstruction in infants choose breast feeding
avoid stomach obstruction in infants choose breast feeding see pics

Washington: Infants who are bottle-fed are more likely to develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, than those who are breastfed, according to US researchers.





The risk appears to be magnified when mothers are older and have more than one child, researchers from the Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington reported in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, Xinhua reported.

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