Breastfeeding

Many women choose to breastfeed their babies due to the significant health benefits provided over infant formula for both baby and mother. Any amount of breastfeeding has positive effects and the longer a child is breastfed for, the longer the health benefits will last for both baby and mother.

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Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

Microplastics detected in placentas, infant feces, breastmilk, and infant formula

Microplastics detected in placentas, infant feces, breastmilk, and infant formula

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infants

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infants

Recommendations for the treatment, prevention of monkeypox in nursing mothers

Recommendations for the treatment, prevention of monkeypox in nursing mothers

UCLA announces participation in a phase 3 trial evaluating tecovirimat for the treatment of monkeypox

UCLA announces participation in a phase 3 trial evaluating tecovirimat for the treatment of monkeypox

UW Medicine researchers seek participants for Phase 3 clinical trial of a drug to treat monkeypox

UW Medicine researchers seek participants for Phase 3 clinical trial of a drug to treat monkeypox

COVID-19 vaccine safety concerns result in lower vaccination rates among pregnant individuals in the United States

COVID-19 vaccine safety concerns result in lower vaccination rates among pregnant individuals in the United States

What is the COVID-19 prevalence among neonates?

What is the COVID-19 prevalence among neonates?

SARS-CoV-2 RNA and antibody detection in infected mothers’ breast milk

SARS-CoV-2 RNA and antibody detection in infected mothers’ breast milk

The impact of the infant gut microbiome on vaccine efficacy

The impact of the infant gut microbiome on vaccine efficacy

A new monkeypox vaccine is needed to prevent global transmission

A new monkeypox vaccine is needed to prevent global transmission

ACTG announces the initiation of trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of monkeypox treatment

ACTG announces the initiation of trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of monkeypox treatment

Research on the antimicrobial effects of human milk oligosaccharides

Research on the antimicrobial effects of human milk oligosaccharides

MHRA advice on safety, effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not changed

MHRA advice on safety, effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not changed

A mother's diet during pregnancy is linked to her child's food preferences

A mother's diet during pregnancy is linked to her child's food preferences

Vertical transfer of humoral immune protection after maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Vertical transfer of humoral immune protection after maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Updated guidelines on the Valneva SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Updated guidelines on the Valneva SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Clinicopathological correlations and obstetric management of pregnant women with monkeypox virus infection

Clinicopathological correlations and obstetric management of pregnant women with monkeypox virus infection

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?

New guidelines for breast cancer screening and diagnosis helps people understand their personal risk

New guidelines for breast cancer screening and diagnosis helps people understand their personal risk