Protecting Infants through Human Milk

Protecting Infants through Human Milk

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Protecting Infants through Human Milk: Advancing the Scientific Evidence provides a forum in which basic scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, and policy makers exchange the latest findings regarding the effects of human milk and breastfeeding on infant and maternal health, thereby fostering new and promising collaborations. This volume also integrates data from animal and in vitro laboratory studies with clinical and population studies to examine human milk production and composition, the mechanisms of infant protection and/or risk from human milk feeding, and proposed interventions related to infant feeding practices. Additionally, it stimulates critical evaluation of, and advances in, the scientific evidence base and research methods, and identifies the research priorities in various areas.The volume of milk expressed was recorded for each 30-second period, and milk ejection was determined by an acute increase in the diameter of a milk duct in the contra-lateral breast as monitored by ultrasound (Acuson XP-10).

Title:Protecting Infants through Human Milk
Author:Larry K. Pickering, Ardythe L. Morrow, Guillermo M. Ruiz-Palacios, Richard Schanler
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-29


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