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Old 06-26-2011, 04:15 PM   #7
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Re: EBFed baby with tooth decay!

Originally Posted by THBVsMama View Post
Breastmilk actually contains lactoferrin, which is a decay fighting agent. My (& my childrens') dentist actually recommends extended breastfeeding to help prevent decay AND to help properly align a child's jaw. Sidenote: my aunt works for a pediatric dentist, and he, too, disagrees with the research that says breastfeeding leads to decay.
WOW, if I lived in TX I'd be seeing your LOs dentist!! The dentists stink here... hey, can your dentist recommend someone in IL??
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