|Breastfeeding could help reduce risk of developing heart disease, new research suggests.
A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh found that women who breastfed their babies for at least 12 months were ten per cent less likely to develop strokes or heart disease.
In response to the findings, Sarah Montagu from the Association of Radical Midwives said: "In general breastfeeding is the physiological thing to do, it's what our bodies are built to do. So it's not surprising that breastfeeding is healthier.
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