Women who breastfeed their babies may be lowering their own risk of a heart attack, heart disease or stroke, research suggests.
study found women who breastfed for more than a year were 10% less likely to develop the conditions than those who never breastfed. US
Even breastfeeding for at least a month may cut the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
On average, it had been 35 years since the women [in the study of 140,000] had last breastfed - suggesting the beneficial impact lasts for decades.BBC News | Health