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What is the association between diet of lactating mothers and breast milk oxidant-antioxidant status?

What is the association between diet of lactating mothers and breast milk oxidant-antioxidant status?

COVID-19 vaccination increases antibodies in breast milk significantly

COVID-19 vaccination increases antibodies in breast milk significantly

'Western style' diet high in fat and sugar can negatively affect breast milk and baby's health

'Western style' diet high in fat and sugar can negatively affect breast milk and baby's health

Using CRISPR to Lift the Lid on Probiotics

Using CRISPR to Lift the Lid on Probiotics

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Study results encourage SARS-CoV-2–infected mothers breastfeed to protect infants from COVID

Study results encourage SARS-CoV-2–infected mothers breastfeed to protect infants from COVID

Fortified breastmilk does not influence IQ in preterm infants

Fortified breastmilk does not influence IQ in preterm infants

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Antibodies transmitted through breast milk persist six months after COVID mRNA vaccination

Antibodies transmitted through breast milk persist six months after COVID mRNA vaccination

Human milk immune activity may both lower and increase infants’ infectious disease risk

Human milk immune activity may both lower and increase infants’ infectious disease risk

A Spanish study found traces of environmental pollution in breast milk

A Spanish study found traces of environmental pollution in breast milk

Has the COVID pandemic affected breastfeeding intention?

Has the COVID pandemic affected breastfeeding intention?

How is the microbiome of an infant influenced by mother's bacteria?

How is the microbiome of an infant influenced by mother's bacteria?

Risk of eczema in babies could be lowered by taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

Risk of eczema in babies could be lowered by taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

COVID-19 pandemic linked to lower antibodies in breastmilk

COVID-19 pandemic linked to lower antibodies in breastmilk

Acute COVID-19 and vaccination induce cross-reactive antibody responses in breast milk

Acute COVID-19 and vaccination induce cross-reactive antibody responses in breast milk

Updated safe-sleep guidelines for infants aim to reduce risk of SIDS

Updated safe-sleep guidelines for infants aim to reduce risk of SIDS

Increased docosahexaenoic acid intake may lower risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Increased docosahexaenoic acid intake may lower risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Infants in industrialized nations have fewer gut bacteria that efficiently digest breast milk

Infants in industrialized nations have fewer gut bacteria that efficiently digest breast milk