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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


University research suggests young mothers feel disempowered to breastfeed

NCT reacts to research and calls for more support for young mothers Research published in January’s edition of the Journal of Maternal and Child Nutrition identified a number of post-birth