Tag Archives: breast feeding

Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“There’s just no good evidence that we should be separating these moms and babies,” Eglash added. Kehl agrees. “When you consider the effects on maternal–infant bonding and how important evidence-based practices, like performing skin-to-skin and early breastfeeding initiation [are], in most cases those benefits outweigh the risk of infection,” …

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Both pregnancy and breastfeeding may protect women against early menopause, new research suggests. The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively, meaning the baby received breast milk only — no liquids or solid foods. Early …

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