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Breast-feeding. Close-up of a baby feeding from its mother's breast. Breast- feeding is thought to be better than bottle- feeding because human milk contains an ideal balance of nutrients, as well as antibodies that protect the baby against infection. Breast-feeding also provides the mother and child with a physical closeness that strengthens the bond between them.
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