CHOP Physician: Breastfeeding Could Prevent Celiac Disease

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August 2013 — In addition to breastfeeding's numerous and long-acknowledged health benefits for babies and mothers, recent studies have found that breastfeeding might even help prevent celiac disease in children.

Ritu Verma, MD, director of the Center for Celiac Disease at CHOP, is quoted in Parents magazine's article "How breastfeeding could help prevent celiac disease."