Premature babies are at risk of impaired brain development, but adjusting the nutrients in intravenous feeding solutions may help reduce that risk.
Premature infants are at risk of impaired brain development. Adding creatine to the intravenous solution used to feed them may lower that risk.
Women want to start breastfeeding again for a range of reasons, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what’s involved.
Recommendations suggest babies be introduced to food allergens around age six months.
Introducing food allergens early is the best way to prevent food allergies from developing. Even in a pandemic, the benefits outweigh the very small risk of a severe reaction requiring emergency care.
Is a bottle of morning milk at night the equivalent of turning on all the lights at bedtime?
Breast milk contains ingredients in concentrations that change over the course of the day. Researchers think milk is chrononutrition, carrying molecular messages to help set a baby’s internal clock.
Breastfeeding provides babies with the nutrients they need in their first months of life.
Babies should be exclusively breastfed (or formula-fed) for the first six months, before introducing pureed meats, legumes, vegetables and fruits.