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Lesson 67: There's no magic switch at 1-year-old

I always assumed I would stop breastfeeding J when he reached 12 months. But oddly enough, on his first birthday, no magic switch flipped that all of a sudden made him not want to nurse. 986 more words


Breast milk and diet up to 2 years old: a means of preventing the risk of child obesity up to the age of 20

27.03.2014 – Press release

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health. From analysis of data from the ELANCE cohort, Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera, former researcher at Inserm and her co-workers in the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN) 603 more words

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Formula-fed preemies at higher risk for dangerous GI condition than babies who get donor milk

Public release date: 30-Apr-2011

News tips from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, April 30-May 3, Denver, Colo.

Extremely premature babies fed human donor milk are less likely to develop the dangerous intestinal condition necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) than babies fed a standard premature infant formula derived from cow’s milk, according to research by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere.

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Bacteria help infants digest milk more effectively than adults

Public release date: 22-Nov-2010

-  “Bifidobacterium longum strains often predominate the colonic microbiota of exlusively breast-fed infants. Among the three recognized subspecies, B. longum subsp. infantis achieves high levels of cell growth on HMOs and is associated with early colonization of the infant gut… 376 more words

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Maternal diet high in trans fats doubles risk of excess body fat in breastfed babies, study finds

Public release date: 29-Sep-2010

- found that infants whose mothers consumed more than 4.5 grams of trans fats per day while breastfeeding were twice as likely to have high percentages of body fat, or adiposity, than infants whose mothers consumed less than 4.5 grams per day of trans fats. 982 more words