13 Jul '12, 7pm

Breast-feeding may contribute to lifelong weight loss: While breast-feeding is touted partly as a way to help ne...

Breast-feeding may contribute to lifelong weight loss: While breast-feeding is touted partly as a way to help ne...

While breast-feeding is touted partly as a way to help new mothers lose weight, it may help keep their weight down even decades later, a new study from England suggests. Researchers found that women who had children tended to have higher body mass indexes later in life than did women with no children; however, the researchers were able to associate every six months of breast-feeding with a 0.22 drop in BMIs among the women in their 50s and early 60s. This translates to a 1 percent drop in BMIs for every six months of breast-feeding, the researchers said. "We already know breast-feeding is best for babies , and this study adds to a growing body of evidence that the benefits extend to the mother as well, even 30 years after she’s given birth," said study researcher Dr. Kirsty Bobrow, a researcher at the University of Oxford. Producing breast milk requires energy, often burni...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/family/babies-pregnancy/stories/breast...

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