Does breastfeeding reduce the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

That’s the golden question – and the topic of a review article available today through the Journal of Women’s Health. While many scientific articles are not widely available in their entirety online (except through certain library subscriptions that many universities have) this article is available in full to everyone, which is pretty fantastic. Read what the authors’ found after reviewing literally dozens of studies on the link between breastfeeding and breast cancer by going to the Journal’s web site or opening up the full text PDF version here.

About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at