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New insight into why breastfed babies have improved immune systems

Research led by the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has revealed new insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of


Drinking milk while breastfeeding may reduce the child’s food allergy risk

Children of mothers who drink relatively more cow’s milk during breastfeeding are at reduced risk of developing food allergies. That is the conclusion of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology,


The “gold” in breast milk

Alarmins have a positive post-natal impact on the development of intestinal flora and the immune system Breast milk strengthens a child’s immune system, supporting the intestinal flora. These facts are


Is COVID-19 transmitted through breast milk? Study suggests not likely

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do the concerns of breastfeeding mothers. Although there have been no documented cases to date of an infant contracting


Central Medical Supplies invests in AXifeed baby feeding products

Promotional feature Central Medical Supplies (CMS) is investing in its AXifeed brand, to further improve the supply chain offering and level of service to customers. The AXifeed range includes expressed


Knowledge-sharing platform LactaHub launches

An open access knowledge platform from The Global Health Network and the Family Larsson Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF) has launched. The Global Health Network and FLRF created LactaHub to enable health


Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from


Breast milk sugar may protect babies against deadly infection

A type of sugar found in some women’s breast milk may protect babies from a potentially life threatening bacterium called Group B streptococcus. These bacteria are a common cause of


Study suggests breastfeeding may lower risk of childhood leukaemia

Study suggests breastfeeding may lower risk of childhood leukaemia Breastfeeding for six months or longer was associated with a lower risk of childhood leukaemia compared with children who were never


Breastfeeding can prepare baby for solid food

Breastfeeding can prepare baby for solid food Babies who are breastfed in the first few months of life have a better transition from milk to solid foods than those who