Term Infant Feeding

At first glance, the act of breastfeeding between a healthy mother and her infant would seem to be a non-issue: women have breastfed successfully enough over time, so what can be new about the act of breastfeeding? Therefore, this discussion will examine research that brings to light new ideas about the roles of mothers and infants in the act of breastfeeding. These discoveries can inform strategies for more effective clinical support of breastfeeding dyads.

Read the Innovating Practice research overview and summaries now

  • Optimal positions for the release of primitive neonatal reflexes stimulating breastfeeding - journal article

  • Ultrasound imaging of infant sucking dynamics during the establishment of lactation - journal   article

  • Breastfeeding and risk of overweight and obesity at nine-years of age - journal article

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