Dr. Meghan Azad was featured in a perspective piece with Cardiology Today on a new study concerning maternal cardiovascular risk and breastfeeding. "The benefits of breastfeeding for infant health are widely recognized, but the benefits for maternal health are rarely discussed and often ignored in cost-benefit considerations around supporting breastfeeding" states Dr. Azad. "This new study provides evidence for the long-term maternal health benefits of lactation, which emphasizes the importance of supporting breastfeeding to enhance both maternal and infant health". Read the full article here.
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