November 13, 2013 | Pippa

Breast is best that's what I've always been told. Feeding babies breast milk gives them the best start in life.

The government is so keen to encourage women to breast-feed it's offering them £200 vouchers if they are still breast-feeding their baby at six months. The team behind the project say a lack of breast-feeding among low-income communities is resulting in poorer health for those children.

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In some areas only 25% of women are still breast-feeding at eight weeks.

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