Duration of Lactation is Associated with Lower Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in Midlife — SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation

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Abstract

Synopsis:

An analysis of SWAN data revealed a protective association between a history of lactation and metabolic syndrome, including an inverse dose-response relationship between duration of lactation and likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome at midlife.

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Ram KT, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008;198:268.e1-268.e6.

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