A research conducted by a team at the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil and pulished in the medical journal, Lancet, has shown that Senegalese women breast feed longest in the world, followed by Gambia, Malawi, Guinea Bissau and Ethiopia.
The United Kingdom is at the bottom of the long list, followed by Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Greece and Canada.

In summary, breast feeding is longest in the developing countries and shortest in the developed ones except Saudi Arabia.

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