Study ties older age, heavier weight to delayed lactation

07/27/2010 | Reuters

A U.S. study revealed that first-time mothers who were older than 30 and those who were overweight experienced a delay in breast milk production compared with their younger and thinner counterparts. Researchers also found that mothers who had "breast-fed well" at least twice on their newborn's first day were less likely to have a delay in lactation.

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