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Study: Breastfeeding can have a positive effect on women's waistline

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The more children women have the bigger their waistline, according to a new study. However, breastfeeding can have a positive effect on a woman's weight.

Researchers studied the medical charts of thousands women. They found the more children the women had their greater their BMI later in life. However, women who breastfed for at least six months experienced a one percent drop in BMI over a lifetime.

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