• Breastfeeding Is Linked To Lowered Risk Of Liver Disease

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    When we think of the benefits of breastfeeding, we usually think of how it keeps our babies healthy. And it does! Breastmilk offers excellent, balanced nutrition along with protection from illness. It contributes to healthy gut bacteria, and even protects our kids from health conditions like obesity and cancer long after they've weaned.
    But did you know that breastfeeding is healthy for moms, too? In addition to helping moms heal in the postpartum period (shrinking the uterus back to its original size and flooding moms with oxytocin, the “feel good” hormone), breastfeeding also provides...
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