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Breastfeeding study shows need for effective peer counseling programs

Athens, Ga. - The support of peer groups and clinicians is critical to the development of effective breastfeeding programs, according to recent ...

Research explores the role played by fathers in supporting mothers to breastfeed

The role of fathers in supporting breastfeeding is much more important than originally thought, new research has found. ...

How Critically Ill Infants Can Benefit Most from Human Milk

During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU ... Full story

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines have been released to protect, promote and support breastfeeding mothers across the state. ... Full story

UCSF Commentary: Pediatricians’ Breastfeeding Advice Should Rely on Evidence, Not Social Advocacy

Breastfeeding offers important health benefits for mothers and babies, and also meets the goals of certain social movements including environmentalism and anti-commercialism. ... Full story

Breastfeeding: a winning goal for life!

Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement ... Full story

Birth weight and breastfeeding have implications for children’s health decades later, study finds

Findings underscore importance of preventative approach, Brown School’s Metzger says ... Full story

Breastfeeding decisions

Mothers concerned about their changing shape and appearance during pregnancy are less likely to breastfeed after their baby is born, new research has uncovered. ... Full story

Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers

There is no "average" pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. ... Full story

Canadian physicians lack knowledge and confidence about breastfeeding

OTTAWA — The results of a national research project to assess the breastfeeding knowledge, confidence, beliefs, and attitudes of Canadian physicians are available today in the Journal of Human Lactation. ... Full story

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