Breastfeeding: Good for Moms, TooThere have already been various studies about the beneficial effects of breastfeeding vis-à-vis infants, and now there's evidence that this essential maternal activity can help protect mothers from heart attack, heart disease or stroke. Salud!
There have already been various studies about the beneficial effects of breastfeeding vis-à-vis infants, and now there’s evidence that this essential maternal activity can help protect mothers from heart attack, heart disease or stroke. Salud!
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A US study found women who breastfed for more than a year were 10% less likely to develop the conditions than those who never breastfed.
Even breastfeeding for at least a month may cut the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
The research features in the journal Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting breastfeeding has health benefits for both mother and baby.
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