breast milk

Probiotic gets a boost from breast milk
Probiotic gets a boost from breast milk (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Supplementation with probiotics can improve a person’s gut health, but the benefits are often fleeting, and colonization by the probiotic’s good microbes usually doesn’t last. Breast milk may help sustain those colonies in the long run, say researchers at the ... Read More »

Expressing breastmilk in pregnancy to prevent diabetes
Expressing breastmilk in pregnancy to prevent diabetes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world first study has found that women with diabetes in a low-risk pregnancy can safely express breast milk in late pregnancy, with the study dispelling concerns that the practice could cause harm to babies. The landmark research, published in ... Read More »

Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research
Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A ground-breaking study into the changes that occur in a woman’s breast, from growing into one that provides milk for a new-born, and then back to its normal state, has discovered that milk-producing cells are, in effect, cannibalised by other ... Read More »

Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter
Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Recall – risk of electric shock due to breakage Consumers and health professionals are advised that Medela Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling a detachable wall plug, which is a component of the AC power supply for certain personal use ... Read More »

Body image linked to low breastfeeding rates
Body image linked to low breastfeeding rates (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A survey of more than 250 first-time Queensland mothers has found poor body image may stop many larger women from continuing to breastfeed their newborn babies. University of the Sunshine Coast Lecturer in Biomedical Science Dr Ruth Newby and Professor ... Read More »

Work Climate Contributes Significantly to Working Mums’ Decision to Breastfeed
Work Climate Contributes Significantly to Working Mums’ Decision to Breastfeed (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding is healthy for baby and for Mum. It has a positive impact on childhood obesity, infections and allergies, is linked to a lower likelihood of mothers getting ovarian or breast cancers later in life and to a more positive ... Read More »

Breast milk may have a surprising influence on obesity
Breast milk may have a surprising influence on obesity (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study suggests the road to obesity may be paved with non-nutritious carbohydrates in breast milk, shifting popular notions about how and why children grow to become overweight adults. Previous research has shown that maternal obesity strongly affects a ... Read More »

 
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