• Any duration, exclusivity of breastfeeding linked to lower BP in early childhood

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Any type of breastfeeding, regardless of duration or exclusivity, was associated with the child presenting with lower BP by age 3 years, according to new findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
    “The benefits of sustained and exclusive breastfeeding are well documented for numerous health conditions, including respiratory infections and diarrheal disease during infancy, and chronic conditions including asthma and obesity later in life,” Meghan B. Azad, PhD, associate professor in the department of pediatrics and child health at the University of Manitoba
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