Today’s my birthday

That seems as good a time as any to point out that the Surgeon General just released a report encouraging breastfeeding.

Research shows that:

CONCLUSION: Breast-feeding seems to have a small but consistent protective effect against obesity in children

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

One Comment:

  1. Breast feeding is also good for the mother as it helps burn off the “baby” fat.

    I loved nursing my babies. Ironically, were all really fat during the breast feeding period but they turned skinny when they were weaned started walking.

    It’s the best thing a mother (without infectious risks) can do for her child.:)

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