Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease

Study links late introduction of gluten, breast-feeding beyond 1 year to development of the digestive disorder

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The risk for celiac disease was increased 27 percent when gluten was introduced late, the researchers noted.

And breast-feeding after a year was associated with a 49 percent increase in the risk for celiac disease, the study authors reported.

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For more information on celiac disease, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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