This is not a very new study but we thought a reminder is in order for the continuous importance of breastfeeding and the harming effect of smoking for breastfeeding mothers. This post is shared from DNA online magazine.
"Non-smoking mothers who breastfeed their kids for more than six months may be less prone to the risk of breast cancer, a new research has revealed. The same is not true for smoking mothers.
Emilio Gonzalez-Jimenez, of the University of Granada in Spain, and his colleagues analysed the medical records of 504 female patients, who were between 19 to 91 years of age and who had been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer from 2004 to 2009 at one of the city’s hospitals, reports femalefirst.co.uk.