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RE: [IPk] Babies and diabetes



Breast feeding is still important for lots of other reasons not just
trying to prevent diabetes. 
Keep up the good work as long as you are able. Glad to see the pics.
Julette:)
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	23 February 2000 19:21
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	Re: [IPk] Babies and diabetes
> 
> > :-) We're going for 100% breast milk for the first 6 months, which
> > is reckoned to minimise the risk of allergic and auto-immune illness
> > later in life. That will hopefully reduce the risk of my diabetes
> > ever being triggered in my son.
> 
> Wouldn't count on the breast milk. Lily (dx'd age 11) nursed for over 
> a year and it was a major undertaking to get her to take a bottle 
> when mom's milk dried up with the second pregnancy. Lily and Charles 
> are 15mos apart.
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