…A study done at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston showed that nursing moms had lower blood sugar levels that those who didn’t breast-feed. For 12 years, 157,000 nurses were followed (calm down, by researchers). More than 6,000 developed Type 2 diabetes, but those who breast-fed for at least a year had a 15% lower incidence. Researchers described the effect as small and by no means guaranteed. Still, nursing benefits babies and maybe the Dairy Queen gets one, too! Only fair.
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