Who needs to know about breastfeeding? Should everyone know about breastfeeding? Or just some people? Which people? What should they know?  

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) in Australia  – blog by Jen Hocking Indicator 5 – Who needs to know about breastfeeding? Should everyone know about breastfeeding? Or just some people? Which people? What should they know? “This indicator requires that relevant health professionals are educated about their responsibilities to the country’s national policies regarding the WHO Code…

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The mysteries of milk (human)

“Far from being an easily synthesised mixture of nutrients, breast milk contains a multitude of microbes, stem cells and biological molecules that scientists are still trying to understand. Dr Natalie Shenker MRSB explores what we do and don’t know about the white stuff.” “Breast milk contains thousands of different molecules, growth factors, hormones, microorganisms and…

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The association between caesarean birth and the initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a prospective cohort study in China

The association between caesarean delivery and the initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a prospective cohort study in China. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2018 Yuanjue Wu, Yan Wang, Junmei Huang, et al.   Abstract Cesarean delivery has increased significantly during the last decades. This study aimed to investigate the association between planned mode of delivery…

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