The WHO recommends nursing until *at least age 2* and then as long as mom and baby want. The immune benefits of breastmilk *increase* in the 2nd and 3rd year (around the time your child finds it fun to eat dirt, boogers, stuff off Walmart's floor, etc)

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Breastfeeding Benefits Beyond One Year --- very rarely do you hear about nursing past a year, since that is when toddlers can have regular milk instead of formula. This is an interesting take on the additional benefits

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