NashvilleHealth | breastfeeding

By Honor Whiteman It is not only babies who benefit from breastfeeding; a new study finds that the practice may lower a mother's risk of heart disease and stroke. What is more, researchers found that a mother's risk of heart disease and stroke further decreased with each additional 6 months of breastfeeding. Study...

  Support programs for new mothers help them to breast-feed their babies for longer periods and to keep breast milk as the baby's only source of nutrition, according to a new review of existing evidence. The researchers concluded that breast-feeding support - whether educational or just encouraging...



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