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Are You Properly Storing Your Breast Milk and Formula?

August 13, 2019

From the 5:5:5 rule and beyond, a Michigan Medicine expert breaks down guidelines to safely store, thaw and…
Scientists confirmed goat milk formula to be closer to human breast milk

July 4, 2019

Getting mom’s milk is extremely important for babies. It is not only nutrition, but also immunity benefits and…
Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

June 18, 2019

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended by the World Health Organization for the first six months of life because of…
Breast Milk and Obesity

June 3, 2019

New research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers,…
A comprehensive look at cow’s milk

April 29, 2019

Milk is a staple of the human diet, full of key nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, and…
Appetite-regulating hormone levels in breast milk vary by mother’s weight

April 23, 2019

Nearly 20 percent of children and adolescents and 14 percent of toddlers in the United States are obese.…
Human milk is a ‘life-saving intervention’ for infants with congenital heart disease

February 19, 2019

CHD is the most common category of birth defects, diagnosed in an estimated 1 in 1,000 newborns and…
Breast milk & babies’ saliva shape oral microbiome

November 13, 2018

Newborn breastfed babies’ saliva combines with breastmilk to release antibacterial compounds that help to shape the bacterial communities…
Breast milk, formula nurture similarities, differences in gut microbes

November 7, 2018

Infant formula is designed to mimic human breast milk not only in nutrients but also by nurturing a…
Breast milk helps pre-term babies catch up in brain development

October 3, 2018

Some babies act like they are in a rush. They come to this world too quickly and have…
Study Finds Human Milk Components in Amniotic Fluid

October 3, 2018

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are complex carbohydrates that are highly abundant and unique to human milk. Accumulating evidence…
Marijuana Found in Breast Milk up to Six Days after Use

August 27, 2018

ith the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been…
3-D imaging and computer modeling capture breast duct development

June 25, 2018

Working with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers…
Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

June 14, 2018

The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers…
Adding Formula May Not Sway Baby from Breast

March 20, 2018

For infant nutrition, breast-is-best is common advice. Now, a study led by researchers at UCSF has demonstrated a…
Breastfeeding is good for yet another reason, researchers discover

May 9, 2016

A mother’s breast milk supports immune responses in her newborn that help the infant’s gut become a healthy…
Breast milk linked to significant early brain growth in preemies

May 3, 2016

Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to spur more robust brain…
The unique biology of human breast milk

April 20, 2016

Humans may have the most complex breast milk of all mammals. Milk from a human mother contains more…
Breast milk sugars promote healthy infant growth through gut microbiome

February 18, 2016

Bacteria that live in the gut interact with dietary components to affect health and wellness. In a study…
Factors in breast milk may play a role in transmission of obesity

October 31, 2015

A new study suggests the road to obesity may be paved with non-nutritious carbohydrates in breast milk, shifting…
Bio-Molecules in Human Breast Milk Stop Inflammation

October 15, 2015

Human breast milk, which provides essential nutrients and antibodies to newborns, has long been known to play an…
Partnership to Increase Breastfeeding Globally

September 30, 2015

The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation of Zug, Switzerland, has awarded a $680,000 grant to the Yale School of Public…
Shedding light on potential toxins that lurk in blood and breast milk

September 18, 2015

Toxic flame retardants used in electronics and fabrics have been banned or removed from American and European products…
Mutation in zinc transport protein may inhibit successful breast-feeding

June 16, 2015

Zinc plays an important role in a woman’s ability to successfully breast-feed her child, according to health researchers.…
Mutation in zinc transport protein may inhibit successful breastfeeding

June 16, 2015

Zinc plays an important role in a woman’s ability to successfully breast-feed her child, according to health researchers.…
Scientists show the mammary gland ‘remembers’ prior pregnancy, spurring milk production

May 10, 2015

ecdotal reports of nursing mothers have long suggested that giving milk is a lot easier in second and…
“Make The Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon” brings tech out of the bubble and into the bottle

October 17, 2014

A few weekends ago, as some techies lined up to buy the new iPhone 6, others flocked to…
Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers

July 7, 2014

There is no “average” pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent…
Breastfeeding benefits babies’ brains

June 8, 2013

A study using brain images from “quiet” MRI machines adds to the growing body of evidence that breastfeeding improves…
Got milk? Our breastfeeding habits are older than you think

May 23, 2013

We know at least six months of exclusive breastfeeding is the best start to a baby’s life. What’s…
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