Explore the latest in breastfeeding, including advances in understanding ways to encourage it and its long-term effects on child health.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the association between breastfeeding and maternal risk of diabetes and hypertension.
This study uses survey data to examine the racial/ethnic disparities in breastfeeding trends in the United States.
This cross-sectional US nationwide survey study assesses the negative and positive aspects of family leave and return-to-work experiences among physician mothers to identify best practices for supporting physician parents.
This cohort study describes US trends in the provision of human milk at hospital discharge for very low-birth-weight infants during the past decade according to census region and maternal race/ethnicity, including regional and state variations of any provision of human milk at hospital discharge among racial/ethnic groups.
This Viewpoint reviews state-level policies on breastfeeding, with particular attention to finding out if any policies include means to maintain or increase equity across racial/ethnic or socioeconomic groups.
This case report describes a 6-month-old exclusively breastfed boy with red, oozy plaques over his face, genitals, and extremities who was diagnosed with acquired acrodermatitis enteropathica.
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.
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