Breast feeding or not has links to obesity, intelligence, asthma, eczema and much more. How else can the UK promote and encourage mums without force and guilt.
Although more mums are choosing to breast feed at first fewer are sticking with it, only 1 in every 100 mothers sticks with it for the full period.
However the article stresses that it is important that people choose what they feel is right for them.
** Breastfeeding up, but few persist **
More new mums are opting to breastfeed, but very few stick at it for long enough, latest UK figures show.