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.

 

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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.

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