Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content

Health Status Outcomes for Breastfeeding in Early Postpartum Period

Health Status Outcomes

Breastfeeding promotes optimal health status for infants and mothers, and may provide long-term health benefits as well (for the infant, protects against obesity, diabetes, Crohn's disease, promotes positive oral health; for the mother, protects against anemia, overweight, breast cancer, and osteoporosis).

The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Tue, 15 October 2019 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.state.nm.us".

Content updated: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:46:52 MDT