In Reply We agree that there is strong evidence and expert consensus suggesting that breastfeeding is superior to infant formula and should be the standard for infant feeding. Not only is breastfeeding supported by the World Health Organization, as discussed in our Viewpoint, but also by the American Academy of Pediatrics,1 US Preventive Services Task Force,2 and other professional organizations.
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