5 Breastfeeding Myths Debunked, From Watch What You Eat To Nipple Shape – Medical Daily

Today marks the last day of the UN’s World Breastfeeding Week, a celebration of a behavior that has been around as long as babies, and currently practiced by over 80 percent of American mothers. Despite its popularity, breastfeeding myths abound. We’ve debunked five of these myths to help you get a better idea of what you should expect and what’s just …

Women's health: Personal responsibility – The Seattle Times

Women's health: Personal responsibilityThe Seattle TimesColumnist Nicholas Kristof is infected with the standard sexual-revolution thinking of the day: Children and adults have unmanageable sex drives. They can't help it, but our enlightened society as a whole can. We can engineer sex to be fun and hassle … Source link

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk – WebMD – WebMD

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women exposed to estrogen for longer periods of time during the reproductive years may have a lower risk of depression, a new study finds. Previous research has suggested that reproductive hormones play a role in depression risk among women, yet hormone fluctuations are …