Personality traits may influence breast-feeding

08/7/2013 |

Mothers who were extroverted and had a stronger emotional stability were more likely to breast-feed their babies for a longer duration than introverted mothers, according to a U.K. study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Researchers noted that women who displayed more symptoms of anxiety were more likely to cease breast-feeding because they lacked support and that the study may underline the importance of social support for breast-feeding.

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