Breast Feeding Benefits: New and expecting mothers are well aware of the benefits of breast-feeding newborns. New studies, however, show that breast-feeding also provides a number of benefits to mothers themselves.

Pregnancy Pressures: Pregnancy can take a toll on a woman’s body. And women won’t disagree. In addition to the typical aches and pains, there are also a number of cardiovascular pressures and risks to consider. But, researchers have discovered that breast-feeding may reduce a woman’s risk for cardiovascular disease over the course of her life.

Close to the Heart: Heart disease is the number one killer in women in the United States. But women who breast-feed are not only benefiting their children but also themselves.

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