Discussion: 'Lactation and midlife metabolic syndrome' by Ram et al

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

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In the roundtable that follows, clinicians discuss 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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1-e6
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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