Study: Breast-feeding lowers obesity risk in children of mothers with diabetes

02/27/2011 | HealthDay News

Children whose mothers had diabetes during pregnancy and were breast-fed for six months were no more likely to gain extra weight by ages 6 to 13 than children whose mothers did not have diabetes, according to a study in Diabetes Care. Dr. Dana Dabelea, the lead researcher, said "breast-feeding these children may also help reduce their future risk for developing Type 2 [diabetes]," adding that more research is needed.

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