Breastfeeding and reduced risk of liver disease in adolescence
This study examined the influence of maternal factors and infant nutrition on the risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescence.
Nutrient and food intakes in early life and risk of childhood fractures
Some nutritional factors, including lack of breastfeeding, may be associated with an increased risk of paediatric fractures.
The impact of breastfeeding on maternal and child health: Acta Paediatrica special issue
Acta Paediatrica has published a special issue on the impact of breastfeeding on maternal and child health.
Exclusive Breastfeeding and the Effect on Postpartum Multiple Sclerosis Relapses
The findings of this study suggest that exclusive breastfeeding is a modestly effective MS treatment.
A Review of Adverse Reactions in Infants From Medications in Breastmilk
This article reviewed the literature on adverse drug reactions in infants since a previous review in 2002.
Fathers’ involvement in childcare and perceived skill as a parent
A study in the USA explored first-time fathers’ perceived childcare skill during the transition to parenthood.
Differences in enteral feeding practices
A web-based survey of 127 tertiary neonatal intensive care units in a variety of countries across the world was carried out to evaluate enteral feeding practices.
Does breastfeeding have an effect on brain responses?
A small study of 17 mothers of healthy infants investigated the association between breastfeeding, maternal brain response to own infant stimuli, and maternal sensitivity in the early postpartum period.
Breastfeeding by mothers carrying the Hepatitis B virus
Systematic review concludes that breastfeeding does not contribute to mother to child transmission of Hepatitis B
Review of dummy use and its potential impact on breastfeeding
Dummy (pacifier) use has become a cultural norm in many parts of the world. However there is widespread belief that this use may impact on breastmilk production and lead to cessation of breastfeeding.
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