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Painkiller use during delivery falls from 67% to 61% in a decade

Painkiller use during delivery falls from 67% to 61% in a decade

Abnormal gut microbiome in premature infants associated with growth faltering

Abnormal gut microbiome in premature infants associated with growth faltering

Plastic surgery training takes a toll on reproductive health

Plastic surgery training takes a toll on reproductive health

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Compound in human breast milk inhibits growth of pathogenic bacteria

Compound in human breast milk inhibits growth of pathogenic bacteria

Formula costs the earth: support breastfeeding instead, says new study

Formula costs the earth: support breastfeeding instead, says new study

Study: Gut bacteria play key role in childhood obesity

Study: Gut bacteria play key role in childhood obesity

Domestic violence may affect mothers' breastfeeding practices in developing countries

Domestic violence may affect mothers' breastfeeding practices in developing countries

UK-based scientists aim to make infant formula more like human breast milk

UK-based scientists aim to make infant formula more like human breast milk

Texas leads in worksite lactation support initiatives, research shows

Texas leads in worksite lactation support initiatives, research shows

Drugs used to treat retinal diseases are excreted into human breast milk, study finds

Drugs used to treat retinal diseases are excreted into human breast milk, study finds

Calcium absorption by breastfeeding babies could be key to treating osteoporosis in the elderly

Calcium absorption by breastfeeding babies could be key to treating osteoporosis in the elderly

Only 3 African countries are likely to meet global target for exclusive breastfeeding

Only 3 African countries are likely to meet global target for exclusive breastfeeding

Study defines how diarrhea-causing rotavirus initially interacts with the host

Study defines how diarrhea-causing rotavirus initially interacts with the host

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

Goat's milk-based formula good for infant's gut health

Goat's milk-based formula good for infant's gut health

Study highlights potential health impact of zero-calorie sweeteners

Study highlights potential health impact of zero-calorie sweeteners