Australian general practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards breastfeeding

Australian general practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards breastfeeding. Plos One 2018 Holtzman & Usherwood While all the GPs interviewed had positive attitudes towards breastfeeding, they were often lacking in knowledge and conviction to provide strong support for women during their breastfeeding journey. This is not surprising considering most GPs had little or no formal…

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Application of cabbage leaves compared to gel packs for mothers with breast engorgement: Randomised controlled trial.

Application of cabbage leaves compared to gel packs for mothers with breast engorgement: Randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2017 Wong et al Abstract BACKGROUND: The effects of cold cabbage leaves and cold gel packs on breast engorgement management have been inconclusive. No studies have compared the effects of these methods on breast…

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Adverse Drug Reactions in Breastfed Infants: Less Than Imagined

Adverse Drug Reactions in Breastfed Infants: Less Than Imagined Link here Medication use during breastfeeding shortens the duration of breastfeeding often because of overly cautious information given by healthcare providers. No comprehensive review of the literature on infant adverse reactions from drugs in breastmilk has been published. All published studies and case reports on adverse…

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