Monthly Archives: July 2012

Mothers Who Breastfeed are slimmer into their 50’s – Study

By Rebecca Smith, Medical Editor Note: 1 stone  = 14 lb  The more babies a woman had the higher her body mass index decades later but the longer she breastfed for the lower it was, the study found.  

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Babies in slings have longer breastfeeding duration.

100 Italian mothers were given information on breastfeeding as well as a cloth baby carrier. They were shown how to put their (clothed) infants into the carrier and asked to wear the baby in the carrier as often as possible, and … Continue reading

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