Breastfeeding: The Latest Science and Resources
August is National Breastfeeding Month and American Society for Nutrition presents this collection of the latest research and resources supporting breastfeeding as a health benefit.
5 Questions Answered by Dr. Donovan in Honor of Breastfeeding Month
Dr. Donovan’s research focus is health issues facing children and families, including promoting a healthy gut, brain, and microbiome through nutrition, preventing childhood obesity and picky eating behaviors. Her studies show that the first 1,000 days of life, spanning from conception until age 2, are of utmost importance for positive health outcomes.
Dr. Donovan is a Professor and the Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health and Director of the Personalized Nutrition Initiative at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Research on Milk Composition
Longitudinal Changes in Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) Over the Course of 24 Months of Lactation
Total Water-Soluble Choline Concentration Does Not Differ in Milk from Vegan, Vegetarian, and Nonvegetarian Lactating Women (Free!)
Milk for Infant Microbiome
Maternal Diet and Infant Feeding Practices Are Associated with Variation in the Human Milk Microbiota at 3 Months Postpartum in a Cohort of Women with High Rates of Gestational Glucose Intolerance
Maternal Diet Shapes the Breast Milk Microbiota Composition and Diversity: Impact of Mode of Delivery and Antibiotic Exposure (Free!)
Breastfeeding Performance and Infant Outcomes
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