If you are planning to have one kid in your family and are uninterested in larger family then this article might interest you.
A latest study has discovered that mothers with four or more children may have a reduced risk of heart disease. The study finds that the pregnancy hormones could protect blood vessels for years after giving birth and help reduce the risk of getting the disease.
Marieclaire reports Dr Bradley Van Voorhis, President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as saying, ‘The physiological changes a woman experiences in pregnancy can have lasting effects on her health’.
‘A large, relatively healthy and affluent group of women showed a cardiovascular benefit from more than four pregnancies.’
The study, involving 1,300 women in California, suggested that mothers with larger families were almost 50 per cent less like to die of a stroke and one third less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease.