New Australian research claims that feeding your baby on demand can actually help prevent obesity

Stages Pediatrics Here are good news for mothers that are breast feeding: less obesity in childhood. So if you can and want, breast feed on demand your baby as much as you can!

Modern mothers who shun traditional routine and feed their babies on demand could be helping to prevent obesity in later life, reports the Daily Mail.

Modern mothers who shun traditional routine and feed their babies on demand could be helping to prevent obesity in later life, reports the Daily Mail. Research suggests that giving newborns food whenever they want could keep their appetite and weight in check as they grow up. By contrast, the established way, beloved of grandmothers, of a strict schedule in which babies are fed only every four hours, may be fuelling the obesity epidemic.

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