Breastfeeding Benefits

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A new study published in The Journal of the American Heart Association on June 21, 2017, says that mothers who participate in breastfeeding also offer substantial benefits to child health and it has also been associated with lower risk of maternal cardiovascular diseases in later life.

However, the evidence on the effects of CVD is still inconsistent, especially in East Asians, in whom the frequency and duration of breastfeeding significantly differ from those in the West.

Study says breastfeeding could lower mom's risk of heart disease, stroke https://usat.ly/2tyfgs0

Breastfeeding may reduce heart attack and stroke risk in mothers, study finds http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/breastfeeding-maternal-health-c...

Breastfeeding and the Risk of Maternal Cardiovascular Disease:
A Prospective Study of 300 000 Chinese Women
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Breastfeeding slashes a woman's risk of these killer diseases by 10 percent https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/3852931/breastfeedfeeding-slashes-a-woma...

Among Chinese women, a history of breastfeeding was associated with a 10 percent lower risk of CVD in later life and the magnitude of the inverse association was stronger among those with a longer duration of breastfeeding. http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/6/6/e006081

Breastfeeding Might Protect Your Baby and Your Heart http://www.newser.com/s244618

This Australian senator became the first to breastfeed while addressing Parliament http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-australian-senator-became-the-f...