Women’s Health Information/Breast-Feeding News

January 10, 2019

AHA: Breastfeeding May Help a Mom's Heart

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Studies have long touted the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, including stronger immune systems and lower risk for […]
October 11, 2018

Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The hormone prolactin — most commonly associated with breastfeeding — may play a role in reducing the risk of […]
August 22, 2018

Breastfeeding Bonus: Lower Stroke Risk for Mom Years Later

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are a host of health benefits that breastfeeding brings to a baby, but a new study suggests it […]
August 20, 2018

Good News, Bad News in U.S. Breastfeeding Report

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most new mothers in the United States start out breastfeeding, but many stop sooner than recommended, a new federal […]
January 16, 2018

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said breast-feeding is best for babies, but new research suggests it also might have a significant long-term […]