Exercise Doesn't Affect Breastmilk

A new study has recently been published refuting previous studies that showed exercise while breastfeeding could have a negative effect on a mother's breast milk. The previous study's data showed that women who exercised often while breastfeeding had fewer immune antibodies in their breast milk, which may have hindered their babies' growth. Depending on the intensity of the mothers' exercise, the researchers hypothesized that the immune levels also fluctuated from week to week. Doctors thought this may lead to babies of exercising mothers gaining less weight.

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