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Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding Benefits

Making the decision to breastfeed
When you breastfeed, you give your baby a healthy start that lasts a lifetime. Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. Breastfeeding saves lives, money, and time.
Source: US Dept. of Health & Human Services, Office on Women's Health

From PubMed, Breastfeeding Benefits

1.

Human milk: composition and health benefits.

 

Mosca F, Giannì ML.

 

Pediatr Med Chir. 2017 Jun 28;39(2):155. doi: 10.4081/pmc.2017.155. Review.

 

PMID: 28673076 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

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2.

Breastfeeding after Gestational Diabetes: Does Perceived Benefits Mediate the Relationship?

 

Wallenborn JT, Perera RA, Masho SW.

 

J Pregnancy. 2017;2017:9581796. doi: 10.1155/2017/9581796. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

 

PMID: 28421146 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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3.

Benefits of early enteral nutrition in extremely low birth weight infants.

 

Manea A, Boia M, Iacob D, Dima M, Iacob RE.

 

Singapore Med J. 2016 Nov;57(11):616-618. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2016002. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

 

PMID: 26767893 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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4.

Benefits of Incentives for Breastfeeding and Smoking cessation in pregnancy (BIBS): a mixed-methods study to inform trial design.

 

Morgan H, Hoddinott P, Thomson G, Crossland N, Farrar S, Yi D, Hislop J, Moran VH, MacLennan G, Dombrowski SU, Rothnie K, Stewart F, Bauld L, Ludbrook A, Dykes F, Sniehotta FF, Tappin D, Campbell M.

 

Health Technol Assess. 2015 Apr;19(30):1-522, vii-viii. doi: 10.3310/hta19300.

 

PMID: 25897655 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

 

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5.

It’s alive: microbes and cells in human milk and their potential benefits to mother and infant.

 

Bode L, McGuire M, Rodriguez JM, Geddes DT, Hassiotou F, Hartmann PE, McGuire MK.

 

Adv Nutr. 2014 Sep;5(5):571-3.

 

PMID: 25469400 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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6.

Cognitive and neurodevelopmental benefits of extended formula-feeding in infants: re: Deoni et al. 2013.

 

Anderson A, Burggren A.

 

Neuroimage. 2014 Oct 15;100:706-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.05.011. Epub 2014 May 14.

 

PMID: 24836012 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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7.

Benefits of CBT for OCD in pregnancy.

 

Dane BF, Storch EA.

 

Can Fam Physician. 2014 May;60(5):430-2. No abstract available.

 

PMID: 24829001 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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8.

Benefits, barriers and enablers of breastfeeding: factor analysis of population perceptions in Western Australia.

 

Daly A, Pollard CM, Phillips M, Binns CW.

 

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 7;9(2):e88204. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088204. eCollection 2014.

 

PMID: 24516612 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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9.

Breastfeeding as a proxy for benefits of parenting skills for later reading readiness and cognitive competence.

 

Jacobson SW, Carter RC, Jacobson JL.

 

J Pediatr. 2014 Mar;164(3):440-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.11.041. Epub 2013 Dec 31. No abstract available.

 

PMID: 24388324 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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10.

Employee perception of breastfeeding-friendly support and benefits of breastfeeding as a predictor of intention to use breast-pumping breaks after returning to work among employed mothers.

 

Tsai SY.

 

Breastfeed Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;9(1):16-23. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2013.0082. Epub 2013 Dec 4.

 

PMID: 24304034 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

 

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