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Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Incidence of Fever After Immunizations by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD May 19, 2010 — Breast-feeding is linked to a lower incidence of fever after immunizations, according to the results of a prospective cohort study reported online May 17 in Pediatrics. "Immune response to some vaccines is different among breastfed infants compared with those w ... Read on »
No Benefit of Additional Foods, Fluids in Breast-Fed Infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 12:00am From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Lara C. Pullen, PhD CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD 12/21/2011 Clinical Context Breast-feeding provides all of the nutritional, immunologic, and psychological requirements needed for a healthy, term infant to thrive, and it also benefits maternal health and well-being. Health organizations t ... Read on »
Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 9:00pm Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Until 4 Months May Protect Infants From Respiratory, GI Infections by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD June 21, 2010 — Breast-feeding until age 4 months is linked to lower rates of respiratory and gastrointestinal (GI) infection morbidity, according to the results of a population-based, prospective, cohort study reported online June 21 in Pediatrics. "Exclusive breastfeeding seems to decreas ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Asthma Risk in Childhood by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sun 31 Jul 2011 11:20pm From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD July 26, 2011 — Breast-feeding is linked to lower asthma risk in early childhood, according to the results of a prospective cohort study reported online July 20 in the European Respiratory Journal. "The link of duration and exclusiveness of breastfeeding ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Lowers Risk for Asthma in Childhood by Poh Tin Tan Posted Mon 08 Aug 2011 10:54pm From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Nancy A. Melville CME Author: Penny Murata, MD 07/26/2011Breast-feeding appears to be linked with a decreased risk for childhood asthma-related symptoms, according to Fredriksson and colleagues in the November 28, 2007, issue of BMC Pediatrics. However, the influence of a family history ... Read on »
Common treatments for pain during breast feeding. by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Mon 07 Jan 2013 12:00am There are many advantages to breast feeding over bottle feeding. However, as a nurse, I often see moms choosing to wean their babies off the breast and onto the bottle earlier than desired, due to breast pain and tenderness. In fact, up to 90% of mothers find themselves suffering from pain during breast feeding. The causes of ni ... Read on »
Do Breast-Fed Baby Boys Grow Into Better Students? by HealthFinder Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Those nursed at least six months outscored peers at age 10, study found. By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Do Breast-Fed Baby Boys Grow Into Better Students? by Medline Plus Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 9:00am Those nursed at least six months outscored peers at age 10, study found Monday, December 20, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Adding to reports that breast-feeding boosts brain health, a new study finds that infants breast-fed for six months or longer, especially boys, do consider ... Read on »
The "Squidworth's Nose" deformity : Does breast feeding make your breasts sag? by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A study was presented at our major Plastic Surgery meeting in Baltimore which came to the conclusion that breast-feeding did not cause ptosis (drooping) of the breasts. While I haven't seen the published manuscript yet, I find this conclusion somewhat implausible clinically and flawed based on the thumbnail descriptions of the methods of ... Read on »