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Shorter maternity leaves cause women to quit breastfeeding

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According to a recent study, short maternity leaves are a significant factor causing working mothers in the U.S. to quit breastfeeding earlier than the 6-month recommended mark.

"What we saw is if women take very short maternity leaves, of six weeks or less, they run more than a three times higher risk of quitting breast-feeding compared to those still at home who haven't returned to work."

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