Breastfeeding and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review with meta-analysis

28 Jun 2004Eyal Klement, Regev V Cohen, Jonathan Boxman, Aviva Joseph, and Shimon Reif

Results of this meta-analysis support the hypothesis that breastfeeding is associated with lower risks of Crohn disease and ulcerative coliti

Meta Analysis
1 effect

Reported Outcomes


Breastfeeding Selfcare risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Breastfeeding

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Inflammatory bowel di...
Digestive system

High evidence