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Science You Can Use: Is it a good idea for diabetic moms to express colostrum prenatally? A new study investigates.

For a while I’ve been hearing about a novel way to help moms of diabetics avoid supplementing their newborns with formula:  prenatal colostrum expression. It seems like a kind of elegant solution to a complicated problem, in ways I’ll explain … Continue reading

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Science You Can Use: Some obese women struggle with breastfeeding, but new research suggests it’s not all about physiology.

The other day I was doing some looking back at the research on breastfeeding in 2012, and a couple of themes immediately jumped out at me. One was the large number of studies on mother-to-child transmission of HIV – a … Continue reading

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