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Is Breast Always Best? Features

Ellen Kamman, Johannesburg, South Africa Photo: Kristen Watts by Jade Beall Photography   When facing difficult decisions is breast always best? Human milk is the natural food for babies, uniquely meeting their changing needs. There is plenty of evidence showing that babies who receive human milk have better short term and long term health outcomes than babies who receive alternative infant foods. At La Leche...

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L’Allattamento per le Madri Sieropositive Articoli / Italiano / Languages / Traduzioni

Translated March 2016 Pamela Morrison, IBCLC Tradotto da Sara Piloni, Viterbo, Revisionato da Elena Fumagalli, La Spezia, e Carla Scarsi, Genova  Foto: Athena, per gentile concessione di Lena Ostroff Le raccomandazioni da parte delle autorità sanitarie mondiali sostengono l’allattamento esclusivo per tutti i bambini per i primi sei mesi di vita e la prosecuzione dell’allattamento fino a due anni ed oltre.(1) Tuttavia si ritiene comunemente che...

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Breastfeeding for HIV-Positive Mothers Features

Added reference September 2016 Pamela Morrison IBCLC Photo: Athena courtesy of Lena Ostroff Recommendations from global health authorities endorse exclusive breastfeeding for all babies for the first six months of life and continued partial breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond. (1) Yet it is commonly believed that the one exception to this recommendation is the baby of a mother who has been diagnosed as...

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