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- Sorting out solids. Acosta, Kim Schworm // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p58
The article discusses changes in the feeding of infants including comments from Jatinder Bhatia, chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) committee on nutrition. INSET: Variety show.
- Hold the Water, Baby. Love, Aileen // Parenting;Jun/Jul2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p238
Emphasizes the milk formula or breast milk need of a six-month old baby.
- Breast Feeding: That's Smart? O'Meara, Stephen James // Odyssey;Sep2007, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p4
The article presents information on the contents and benefits of breast milk to infants.
- An Introduction to Human Milk Banking. Bar-Yam, Naomi Bromberg // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Jun2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p22
Discusses human milk banking in North America. Promotion of breast milk; Guidelines for milk donation; Role of childbirth professionals in human milk banking.
- Oropharyngeal administration of colostrum to extremely low birth weight infants: theoretical perspectives. Rodriguez, N. A.; Meier, P. P.; Groer, M. W.; Zeller, J. M. // Journal of Perinatology;Jan2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p1
Studies in adults have shown that the oropharyngeal route can be used to effectively and safely administer interferon-Î±, an immune cell-derived cytokine, to patients who are unable to tolerate its parenteral administration. The mechanism for this appears to be the stimulatory effects of the...
- Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Transmission via Breast Milk in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants. Hye Soo Yoo; Se In Sung; Yu Jin Jung; Myung Sook Lee; Young Mi Han; So Yoon Ahn; Yun Sil Chang; Won Soon Park // Yonsei Medical Journal;Jul2015, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p998
Purpose: Extremely low birth weight infants (ELBWIs) have a high risk of acquiring cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection via breast milk and consequently developing serious symptoms. We evaluated whether freeze-thawing or pasteurization could prevent postnatal CMV infection transmitted through breast...
- MDs sceptical as BC gives stamp of approval to traditional Chinese medicine. Johnson, Terry // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/30/99, Vol. 161 Issue 11, p1435
Discusses the controversy over British Columbia's formal recognition and regulation of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapies as of June 1999. Criticism; Concern that the move was based on political, rather than medical, considerations; What TCM entails; The need for regulation of TCM.
- Measurement of bone mineral density by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in preterm infants fed human milk or formula. Alpay, F.; Ünay, B.; Narin, Y.; Akin, R.; Inanc, N.; Özcan, O.; Gökcay, E. // European Journal of Pediatrics;1998, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p505
Abstract Bone mineralization of healthy preterm infants fed human milk were compared with that of similar fed preterm formula. Bone mineralization was studied by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in 43 preterm infants divided into two groups; 21 preterm infants were fed with maternal breast milk...
- Nutrition is key to intelligence. // USA Today Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 122 Issue 2587, p9
Reports on the research conducted by Alan Lucas on the impact of infant nutrition on later development. Higher IQs for infants fed with mother's milk; Major developmental advantages; Biological plausibility of mother's milk being an important element in infant nutrition; Recommendation of...