by: Bob D Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated: Jul 1, 2017 - 10:35 AM A study published Friday claims that children who are breastfed for two years or more are more likely to have dental cavities, CNN reported.
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, analyzed the breastfeeding behaviors and sugar consumption of 1,129 children in the Brazilian city of Pelotas.
At age 5 the children visited a dentist and were examined for decayed or missing teeth, CNN reported.
The study also found a correlation between socioeconomic traits and frequency of cavities, CNN reported.
The World Health Organization adds that the length can be extended up to two years.