Scientific American just published an interesting new article about the relationship between breastfeeding and mothers’ health.  It’s well worth reading.

MOTHER’S MILK IS GOOD FOR MOMS: Lactating appears to help mothers–as well as their babies–to stay healthier, according to new research. But researchers are still trying to figure out how breastfeeding can up protection for moms from everything from cancer to cardiovascular disease.

Scientific America, April 31, 2010, How Breastfeeding Benefits Mothers’ Health.