Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Another reason to breastfeed!

Swedish scientists have announced that breastfeeding for 13 months or more could cut moms risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis in half! Breastfeeding for 1 - 12 months reduces moms risk by 25%.

Breastfeeding increases oxytocin levels and this hormone is responsible for reducing stress and blood pressure.

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