Lactation and midlife metabolic syndrome: Ram et al

George A. Macones, David M. Stamilio, Emily Jungheim, Alison G. Cahill, Katherine Goetzinger

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The article below summarizes a roundtable discussion of a study published in this issue of the Journal in light of its methodology, relevance to practice, and implications for future research. Article discussed:. Ram KT, Bobby P, Hailpern SM, et al. Duration of lactation is associated with lower prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in midlife-SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198:268.e1-268.e6. The full discussion appears at, page e1-e6.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)338-339
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2008


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