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Childbearing and breastfeeding affect longevity of women
« on: October 31, 2015, 06:41:30 PM »
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...  among the women who had kids, those who gave birth to their first child earlier in life, when they were 20 years old or younger, had a 10 percent higher risk of dying during the study period than those who first gave birth when they were between 26 and 30 years old. [Wonder Woman: 10 Interesting Facts About the Female Body]

And those who gave birth to their first child even later, when they were 31 or older, had an 8 percent higher risk of dying during the study than those who gave birth to their first child when they were between the ages of 26 and 30.

Among the women who had children, those who had ever breast-fed had an 8 percent lower risk of dying during the study than those who had never breast-fed, the researchers found.

http://news.yahoo.com/womens-risk-early-death-linked-reproductive-milestones-011112631.html
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Re: Childbearing and breastfeeding affect longevity of women
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2015, 09:09:17 AM »
"There are lies, damn lies and statistics" - Mark Twain.
Even the non-Orthodox can have some truthiness to them.
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Re: Childbearing and breastfeeding affect longevity of women
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2015, 10:30:44 AM »
Good to see some evidence against getting married right out of school.
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Re: Childbearing and breastfeeding affect longevity of women
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2016, 11:25:53 PM »
Good to see some evidence against getting married right out of school.

Well, I married at 18 and had my first child when I was 23. One doesn't have to start having children immediately after marriage.

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Re: Childbearing and breastfeeding affect longevity of women
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2016, 10:11:52 AM »
Find the confounders.

"Women who gave birth between 18-19 had a 10% higher risk of dying, according to polls taken in Mogadishu."
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