Campus News

Pre-pregnancy weight

A Reuters article about new research suggesting that mothers may be better able to return to their pre-pregnancy weight by exclusively breast-feeding their babies, quoted Alex Kojo Anderson, an assistant professor of foods and nutrition.

“The practice of exclusive breast-feeding helps mothers lose the weight accumulated during pregnancy and do that faster compared to those who don’t practice exclusive breast-feeding,” said Anderson.

He added: “The trend in percent body fat loss was statistically significant among exclusive breast-feeding mothers and not the other group of mothers. “