Obstetrics & gynaecology

New tool to calculate the value of breastfeeding

A simple new tool developed by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) will tally the volume and monetary value of breastmilk produced in Australia and around the globe.

Pediatrics

No sign of COVID-19 vaccine in breast milk

Messenger RNA vaccines against COVID-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study by UC San Francisco, providing early evidence that the vaccine mRNA is not transferred to the infant.

Pediatrics

Providing infant carrier may up breastfeeding at six months

(HealthDay)—Providing parents with an infant carrier increases the rates of breastfeeding and expressed human milk feeding at six months postpartum, according to a study published online June 30 in Pediatrics.

Pediatrics

Can the right probiotic work for breast milk-fed babies?

Probiotics—those bacteria that are good for your digestive tract—are short-lived, rarely taking residence or colonizing the gut. But a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that in breast ...

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