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Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months provides all the energy and nutrients a child needs

Exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months provides all the energy and nutrients a child needs

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

Australia’s first breastfeeding friendly university

Australia’s first breastfeeding friendly university

Infants whose mothers have higher levels of an essential omega-3 fatty acid show more advanced cognitive development

Infants whose mothers have higher levels of an essential omega-3 fatty acid show more advanced cognitive development

Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

Docosahexaenoic acid levels play an important role in infant development

Docosahexaenoic acid levels play an important role in infant development

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

Ingredient of human breast milk may be a new treatment for warts

Ingredient of human breast milk may be a new treatment for warts

Mothers infected with HIV who breast feed risk infecting infants

Mothers infected with HIV who breast feed risk infecting infants

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

Women exposed in adulthood to cytomegalovirus may be at greater risk of breast cancer

Women exposed in adulthood to cytomegalovirus may be at greater risk of breast cancer

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

New mums are being urged to give breastfeeding a go

New mums are being urged to give breastfeeding a go

Survey serious misunderstandings about breastfeeding

Survey serious misunderstandings about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

HIV test after wrong woman's breast milk given to baby

HIV test after wrong woman's breast milk given to baby

New Australian report outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding

New Australian report outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding