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 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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