Although studies of the benefits of breastfeeding to the child and the maternal-child bond abound, increasing data, such as that highlighted in this New York Times article, shows the benefits to breastfeeding moms as well. This summarizes some of the recent findings about improved outcomes related to breast cancer and Type II diabetes.
Published by Marion Sills
I am a Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado. I work as a physician in the emergency departments of the Children's Hospital of Colorado and as a health services researcher at the University's Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes (ACCORDS).
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