Study Links Breastfeeding to Lower Heart Disease Risks
Final Thoughts on Study Linking Breastfeeding to Reduction in Heart Disease
Breastfeeding doesn’t just provide the baby with vital nutrients for growth and development. A new study reveals that it can also lower the risk of heart disease in mothers. The American Heart Association found that women had a 14% lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. Women who breastfed for one year or longer seemed to receive the most health benefits.