Research
August 20, 2018 By Elizabeth McCammon
Breastfeeding lowers risk of type 2 diabetes in mother

Breastfeeding for six months or longer cuts a woman’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes nearly in half throughout her child-bearing years, according to a 30-year study by the research division of the health-care company Kaiser Permanente.

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