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Studies have shown that breastfeeding is one of the most effective preventive health measures for both infants and mothers.

Studies have shown that breastfeeding is one of the most effective preventive health measures for both infants and mothers.

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Study shows no long-term cognitive benefit to breastfeeding

While the medical benefits of breastfeeding for helping newborns fight infections and helping pre-term infants get stronger are fairly well established, the long-term impact is much less so.

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Pregnancy changes a mother's brain for years, study shows

Women expect the physical changes of pregnancy, yet having a baby also produces some changes in the brain.

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Maryland hospitals commit to better support for breastfeeding mothers

Thirty two Maryland hospitals have committed to adopt breastfeeding friendly policies.