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The benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk are well established. Women may intend to exclusively breastfeed their infants, but they often need to provide expressed breast milk upon returning to employment or other activities. Without specialized lactation services, women may turn to health care providers, social media, and Web-based information for support and education. Nurses can support breastfeeding women and help them make informed decisions by providing factual, practical information about breast pumps, expression and storage of breast milk, options for testing breast milk, and available resources.
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Name: Nursing for women's health
Treatment with nifurtimox (NF) for Chagas disease is discouraged during breast-feeding because no information on NF transfer into breast milk is available. NF is safe and effective for paediatric and ...
Background Human milk is the optimal source of nutrition for preterm infants. However, breast milk alone is often not sufficient to satisfy the high nutritional needs for growth and development in pre...
Maternal nutrition and genetics are determinants of breast-milk nutrient composition and, as such, are determinants of the nutritional exposure of breastfed infants.
Breast milk is a complex fluid that adapts to satisfy the infant's nutritional requirements. It also provides compounds that protect the infant from infections by helping to create the right microenvi...
Considering the very limited while varying information about the excretion of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) into human milk, we sought to determine the breast milk concentrations of HCQ in Chinese lactatin...
The purpose of this research is to determine whether there are differences in ovarian suppression between women who are feeding at the breast compared with women who are pumping. - In ...
The MiLC trial is a randomized control trial of two different types of breast pumps--mother's own and sterile. The objective of this trial is to investigate the bacterial composition of hu...
The central hypothesis guiding this project is that having mothers view live video of their babies while they are pumping increases milk volume, caloric density, and maternal pumping exper...
This observational study is a sub-study of the MiLC Trial (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03123874). Our objective is to characterize the bacterial communities of women's breasts, hands...
The biochemical differences in the composition of breast milk and formula have not been profoundly established in all compound groups. Increased understanding of breast milk composition, t...
The act of evacuating BREAST MILK by hand or with a pump.
Glandular tissue in the BREAST of human that is under the influence of hormones such as ESTROGENS; PROGESTINS; and PROLACTIN. In WOMEN, after PARTURITION, the mammary glands secrete milk (MILK, HUMAN) for the nourishment of the young.
Providing the patient, family or others information, and then allowing them to take an action or restate the information in their own words. The clinician prefaces communications with a statement framed to show the clinician has the burden of effective communication rather than the patient.
A rare, benign, inflammatory breast disease occurring in premenopausal women shortly after a recent pregnancy. The origin is unknown but it is commonly mistaken for malignancy and sometimes associated with BREAST FEEDING and the use of ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
Allergic reaction to milk (usually cow's milk) or milk products. MILK HYPERSENSITIVITY should be differentiated from LACTOSE INTOLERANCE, an intolerance to milk as a result of congenital deficiency of lactase.
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