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Research finds link between poor health, low breast milk production

Research finds link between poor health, low breast milk production

A new study has found a link between poor health and low breast milk production. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, looked at a group of women who were all breastfeeding their infants. The women were asked to rate their own health, and the health of their infants, on a scale of 1-10. They were also asked to provide information on their breastfeeding practices.

The findings showed that women who rated their own health as being poor were more likely to have lower levels of breast milk production. They were also more likely to have shorter breastfeeding sessions, and to give their infants formula supplements.

The study’s authors say that this is the first time that a link has been found between maternal health and breast milk production. They say that the findings highlight the importance of maternal health in ensuring a good supply of breast milk.

The authors say that the findings could have implications for public health policy, and for the support that is given to breastfeeding mothers. They say that more research is needed to confirm the link between maternal health and breast milk production, and to understand the mechanisms involved.

According to a new study published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition, women who are in poor health are more likely to have lower levels of breast milk production.

The study, which was conducted by researchers at McGill University in Canada, looked at data from over 2,000 women who had given birth in the province of Quebec between 1998 and 2008. The women’s health was assessed using a variety of measures, including whether they smoked, their Body Mass Index (BMI), and whether they had any chronic health conditions.

The researchers found that women who were in poor health were more likely to have lower levels of breast milk production. Women who smoked were particularly likely to have lower levels of breast milk, as were women who were obese or who had chronic health conditions.

The study’s lead author, Dr. Michel Goldman, said that the findings highlight the importance of supporting women’s health during pregnancy and after childbirth. “Our findings suggest that interventions aimed at improving women’s health before and during pregnancy, as well as after childbirth, may help to improve breast milk production,” he said.

This is not the first study to find a link between poor health and lower levels of breast milk production. A study published in 2012 in the journal Obesity found that obese women were less likely to produce enough breast milk to exclusively breastfeed their babies.

The new study adds to the growing body of evidence linking poor maternal health to lower levels of breast milk production. This is a concern because breast milk is the best source of nutrition for newborns and infants, and it provides many important health benefits.

It is unclear why poor health is linked to lower levels of breast milk production, but the new study suggest that it may be due to changes in the composition of breast milk. “Our findings suggest that women who are in poor health have changes in the composition of their breast milk that may make it less nutritious for their babies,” said Dr. Goldman.

The findings of the new study highlight the importance of supporting women’s health during pregnancy and after childbirth. This is especially important given the many benefits of breast milk for both babies and mothers.

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