PDF version great for child care providers. Often, as infant feeding specialists, lactation consultants and other experts in the field of human lactation are asked how to properly bottle-feed a baby. In addition, there are often alternatives to bottle-feedingsuch as cup feeding, which should be explored.
Breastfeedingalso known as nursingis the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast. Deaths of an estimatedchildren under the age of five could be prevented globally every year with increased breastfeeding. Benefits for the mother include less blood loss following delivery, better uterus shrinkage, and decreased postpartum depression.
NCBI Bookshelf. Geneva: World Health Organization; Breast milk contains all the nutrients that an infant needs in the first 6 months of life, including fat, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water 1234.
Guide in English and 17 other languages for new and future parents : information to support informed decision-making regarding breastfeeding, important things to know about breastfeeding, FAQs and where to get help. This guide promotes breastfeeding. Parents and future parents will find information to support making an informed decision to help their baby get off to a good start, learn important things to know about breastfeeding and get answers to questions often asked by mothers and where to get help.
The Ten Steps summarize a package of policies and procedures that facilities providing maternity and newborn services should implement to support breastfeeding. WHO has called upon all facilities providing maternity and newborn services worldwide to implement the Ten Steps. The implementation guidance for BFHI emphasizes strategies to scale up to universal coverage and ensure sustainability over time.
Explore the latest in breastfeeding, including advances in understanding ways to encourage it and its long-term effects on child health. This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the association between breastfeeding and maternal risk of diabetes and hypertension. This cross-sectional US nationwide survey study assesses the negative and positive aspects of family leave and return-to-work experiences among physician mothers to identify best practices for supporting physician parents.
The Australian Government is committed to protecting, promoting, supporting and monitoring breastfeeding throughout Australia. Breastfeeding provides mothers and babies with many benefits and is a key contributor to lifelong health. Evidence shows that breastfed babies are less likely to suffer from necrotising enterocolitis, diarrhoea, respiratory illness, middle ear infection, type 1 diabetes and childhood leukaemia.
Abbott believes breast milk is the gold standard in infant nutrition. We also believe it is important for all mothers and their health care teams to choose the best feeding options for their babies and themselves — if breast milk is not available or not chosen, infant formula is the only safe and recommended alternative. Abbott is also committed to the responsible marketing of infant formula and breast-milk substitutes.
Breastfeeding gives babies the best start for a healthy life and has benefits for the health and wellbeing of mothers and babies. Breastfeeding also has economic benefits for the whole family and society. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended until babies are around six months of age, with the introduction of appropriate complementary feeding foods and drinks other than breastmilk at this age, in addition to continued breastfeeding to 12 months and beyond, for as long as mother and child desire.
The Spanish Association of Pediatrics has as one of its main objectives the dissemination of rigorous and updated scientific information on the different areas of pediatrics. Annals of Pediatrics is the Body of Scientific Expression of the Association and is the vehicle through which members communicate. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.