Healthy Habits Every Mother Should Have

Try Your Best to Breastfeed

Experts recommend, if possible, solely breastfeeding your baby for the first 6 months of life and to keep breastfeeding after introducing solid foods until at least 1 year. Breastfeeding doesn’t just benefit your baby; research suggests it also may lower a new mom’s risks for breast cancer and diabetes.

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Review Date: 
February 28, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014