Explore the latest in breastfeeding, including advances in understanding ways to encourage it and its long-term effects on child health.
This randomized clinical trial assigns mother-newborn dyads to exclusive breastfeeding or breastfeeding supplemented with small amounts formula in the first week of life to evaluate the effect of formula supplementation on duration of breastfeeding at 6 and 12 months.
This study assesses the differences in composition of human milk oligosaccharides of mothers who received either probiotic supplements or placebos in the late stages of pregnancy.
This article presents recommendations for supporting breastfeeding for women delivering in facilities that provide maternity and newborn services.
This Viewpoint reviews the evidence suggesting that the Affordable Care Act policy change requiring private health insurers to cover breast pumps for new mothers without cost sharing resulted in more mothers attempting breastfeeding, as well as breastfeeding for a longer period.
In this narrative medicine essay, a young doctor describes her experience breast pumping and breastfeeing during her intern year.
This Viewpoint assesses the literature regarding marijuana use during pregnancy and whether it is safe to use as an alternative to opioids for pain management among pregnant women.
This survey study evaluates the barriers to breastfeeding among a large representative nationwide cohort of physicians who are mothers.
This in vivo study examines innate lymphoid cells in breast milk.
This population-based cohort study assesses the association of early life factors with trajectories of resting heart rate in individuals across 6 decades, from 6 to 69 years of age.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of financial incentives for breastfeeding in community settings with a low baseline prevalence.
This follow-up to a randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of intervention promoting breastfeeding at the child’s birth on asthma, atopic eczema, and lung function after 16 years.
This longitudinal cohort study evaluates the microbial colonization of the infant gut in breastfed compared with nonbreastfed infants.
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