Exclusive Breast-Feeding Best for Baby
(27 Feb 2012)
Paediatricians reaffirm nursing's benefits for mother and child.
Back to the future on breastfeeding?
(15 Apr 2012)
In a new paper, an Adelaide doctor argues that the official Australian recommendation to introduce solids from six months of age is no longer supported by the evidence, and suggests that the best time to introduce solids is four months. However, the National Health and Medical Research Council disagrees.
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Breastfeeding linked to healthy infant gut
(29 Apr 2012)
Differences in bacterial colonisation of formula-fed and breast-fed babies leads to changes in the infant’s expression of genes involved in the immune system, and in defence against pathogens.
Pulling The Plug On Pacifiers Questioned By Researchers
(30 Apr 2012)
Binkies, corks, soothers. Whatever you call pacifiers, conventional wisdom holds that giving them to newborns can interfere with breastfeeding. New research, however, challenges that assertion.
Extreme breastfeeding: Should children be nursed for years?
(11 May 2012)
Breastfeeding children for years rather than months is in the news. But is there anything wrong with it?