breastfeeding

Newborns exposed to opioids need mothers
Newborns exposed to opioids need mothers (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An increasing number of babies are being born already exposed to opioids, and separating them from their mothers for treatment may be making a bad situation worse, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) warned in a new guidance document. Up to 75% ... Read More »

When is the right time to start infants on solid foods?
When is the right time to start infants on solid foods? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The first study of a nationally-representative group of U.S. infants reports that more than half of babies are currently introduced to complementary foods, that is, foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula, sooner than they should be. Babies ... Read More »

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 »

Breastfeeding for two months halves risk of SIDS
Breastfeeding for two months halves risk of SIDS (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of sudden infant death syndrome almost in half, a sweeping new international study has found. The study determined that mothers do not need to breastfeed exclusively for their baby to ... Read More »

Mums who breastfeed may have reduced risk of multiple sclerosis
Mums who breastfeed may have reduced risk of multiple sclerosis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who don’t breastfeed at all or do so for up to four ... Read More »

Benefits of full breastfeeding last through to adulthood
Benefits of full breastfeeding last through to adulthood (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies who are fed only breast milk for the first three months of life appear to be much more likely to maintain a healthy weight trajectory, with the benefits possibly lasting through to early adulthood, new research shows. The study, ... Read More »

Getting a healthy start: healthy weight gain in infants
Getting a healthy start: healthy weight gain in infants (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Rapid weight gain in an infant’s first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity, according to researchers. “Growth is a sign of nutritional intake and development, an insight into health,” says Jillian Trabulsi, associate ... Read More »

Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding
Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding is widely recommended as the best nutrition for infants, providing health benefits for babies and mothers alike. As such, measures to encourage breastfeeding have the potential to lower healthcare costs. “Society in general benefits from mothers and infants who ... 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 »

 
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