Breastfeeding for More than 6 Months can Reduce Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding for six months or longer reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by half in women throughout their childbearing years, suggests new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. A 47% risk reduction was observed in women who breastfed for 6 months or over and 25% risk reduction among women who breastfed for less than 6 months.

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