The study throws light on effects of breast feeding on cardiovascular system in which 29,000 middle aged women has been analysed. The study also highlights benefits of breast feeding in reducing risk of cardiovascular disease such as stroke and heart attack in mothers by as much as 18 percent.
“Pregnancy changes a woman’s metabolism dramatically as she stores fat to provide the energy necessary for her baby’s growth and for breastfeeding once the baby is born. Breastfeeding could eliminate the stored fat faster and more completely. Hence reducing CVD risk later in life .