How Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) damages the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, which in turn disrupts the flow of information within the brain and the rest of the body. Mothers who breastfeed are less likely to develop MS, especially those mothers who breastfeed for about 15 months over one or more pregnancies, when compared with mothers who don''t breastfeed or do so for up to four months, reveals a new study.

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