Health News | Study Explores Effect of Breastfeeding on Mothers' Mental Health

Health News | Study Explores Effect of Breastfeeding on Mothers' Mental Health

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): A new systematic review looked at the effects of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health to make recommendations for breastfeeding. The results of this study are published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women's Health. Also Read | What Is the Monkeypox Virus? Here's All You Need To Know About Smallpox-Like Disease Recently Reported in UK. Megan Yuen and Olivia Hall, from the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, and colleagues, found that overall, breastfeeding was associated with improved maternal mental health outcomes. However, if a mother experiences difficulties in breastfeeding or differences between her expectations and her actual experience, breastfeeding was associated with negative mental health outcomes. Of 36 studies that found a statistically significant relationship between breastfeeding and mental health, 29 of those found that …
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