Tips for Breastfeeding: What I Wish I Knew
Does it come naturally? Is it easy? Will my nipples hurt? How do I know if I’m doing it right? Learn what to expect when breastfeeding. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Submission of Supplemental New Drug Application to U.S. FDA by ViiV Healthcare for Expanded Use of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir) as an HIV Treatment for Use Every Two Months
TITUSVILLE, N.J., February 24, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by ViiV Healthcare for the expanded use of CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s long-acting rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir). The sNDA seeks to expand the CABENUVA label to include administration every two months for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in virologically suppressed adults (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies per mL) on a sta...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Breastfeeding Mom Among 12 Arrested Opposition Officials
[New Zimbabwe] A BREASTFEEDING mother is one of the 12 MDC Alliance officials who were Saturday arrested by armed police at the opposition party's Chinhoyi offices for holding a meeting in defiance of Covid-19 lockdown regulations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, PHE (updated 20th February 2021)
These easy-read guides provide information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination.Recent updates: 20th February 2021 - added easy-read leaflets and HTML pages for'What to expect after COVID-19 vaccination'and'Women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby'. 13th February 2021 - added revised leaflet with changes to guidance on severe asthma and main carers. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fantastic beasts, but where to find them? | Letters
Neanderthals | Royal family | Unicorn shortage | Grace Dent | CrosswordsThefanciful painting used to illustrate the print version (19 February) ofyour article discussing possible reasons for the demise of the Neanderthals offers yet another explanation. There appears to be just one identifiable female individual shown, breastfeeding a baby. Though the painter has modestly covered all genital areas, it ’s obvious to the viewer that the other 14 or so are intended to be male. No wonder they died out.Maggie JonesBlackheath, London• Try telling the nurses and carers in the NHS, the refuse collectors, teachers, volun...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Folklore and mythology Science History Nursing Care workers Prince Harry Monarchy Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex Brexit Bereavement Crosswords Teaching Volunteering Society Rail travel Transport Transport policy Rail indus Source Type: news

A new mom, she expected breastfeeding to be a sweet experience. Yet every time she nursed, she was hit with sudden terror or sadness.
A poorly understood and uncommon condition, D-MER causes intense and upsetting “attacks” while nursing, pumping or leaking milk. It can last until a baby is weaned. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Friedlander Source Type: news

Promoting and protecting human milk and breastfeeding during COVID-19
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) With stressors mounting daily on the health care system due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a de-prioritization of the childbearing family has been noted. Their care has changed, resulting in mothers forced to go through labor and birth without their partners, parents barred from NICU visitation, and discharge of mothers and newborns early without enough expert lactation care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

“Why Was I Ever Born” – Righting the Wrong
The US announcement revoking the previous administration's terrorist designation of Yemen’s Houthi movement, formally known as Ansar Allah, will provide “profound relief” to millions in the country, who depend on international assistance and imports for their survival, the UN Spokesperson said on February 7, 2021. Credit: WFP/Reem NadaBy Alon Ben-MeirNEW YORK, Feb 17 2021 (IPS) The bombing continues unabated. The explosions are heard in the distance. A family with seven children is cowering in fear in a corner of their shack, not daring to step out, dreading instant death from shrapnel or a sniper’s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alon Ben-Meir Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Breastfeeding mothers with COVID-19 do NOT pass the virus to their babies, study finds
Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York found nearly two-thirds of breast milk samples contained two antibodies specific to the coronavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and 7 other things you should know
People should get vaccinated. That ’s the message experts from UCLA Health want everyone to know.The two current vaccines against COVID-19 have been tested and approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration and have been shown to be both safe and highly effective.While about 43 million Americans have already received at least one dose of the vaccine, arecent poll showed that about 1 out of 4 are  hesitant about getting vaccinated.Hesitancy is understandable. This is a new and unfamiliar situation. But medical experts and public health officials are concerned that it is misinformation about the vaccines, rather...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Depressed moms who breastfeed boost babies' mood, neuroprotection and mutual touch
(Florida Atlantic University) Feeding method and affectionate touch patterns in depressed and non-depressed mothers and babies as well as infant's EEG activity showed that mother-infant affectionate touch differed as a function of mood and feeding method (breastfeeding and bottle-feeding). Infants in the depressed and bottle-fed group reduced touch toward their mothers while breastfeeding had a positive effect on both mother and baby. Infants of depressed and breastfeeding mothers showed neither behavioral nor brain development dysregulation previously found in infants of depressed mothers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social an...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-infected mothers separated from their babies affects breastfeeding outcomes
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) It may be safe for COVID-infected mothers to maintain contact with their babies. Keeping them apart can cause maternal distress and have a negative effect on exclusive breastfeeding later in infancy (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women's Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Ann Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Breastfeeding mothers produce COVID-19 antibodies capable of neutralizing virus
(University of Idaho) Breastfeeding women with COVID-19 do not pass along the SARS-CoV-2 virus in their milk but do transfer milk-borne antibodies that are able to neutralize the virus, a multi-institutional team of researchers led by the University of Idaho reported. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Addressing breastfeeding disparities for African American mothers
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) An abundance of data underscore the importance of breastfeeding and human milk for the optimal health of infants, children, mothers, and society. But while breastfeeding initiation rates have increased to more than 80% in the US, a disparity exists for African American mothers and infants. In this group, breastfeeding is initiated only about 69% of the time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Illinois mom denied COVID-19 vaccine over breastfeeding concerns: 'I was shocked'
An Illinois mother is feeling shocked and upset after she was denied a Moderna coronavirus vaccine by county health officials over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Robust Solid Tumor Portfolio and Pipeline at 2021 ASCO GU
February 2, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it will highlight the depth of its solid tumor portfolio at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium with 12 data presentations, including three company-sponsored oral presentations from the ERLEADA® (apalutamide) clinical development program. The virtual meeting will take place February 11-13, 2021. “We are committed to the development of innovative therapies for patients with genitourinary cancers for whom there remains a high unmet need,” said C...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Offer COVID-19 vaccines to pregnant or breastfeeding people
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to conceive should be offered the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine based on ethical grounds, argue authors of a commentary inCMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Implementation Research to Achieve Health Related #SDGs
By Shafi BhuiyanTORONTO, Canada, Jan 26 2021 (IPS) The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages. The main focus of the SDGs is to improve equity to meet the needs of women, children and disadvantaged populations in particular. Shafi Bhuiyan PhDTraditionally, a mother nurtures a family through care, support, and love. Hence, the health of a family starts with the health of the mother. Maternal health is often overlooked in many countries, focusing only on treating complications when deemed ‘necessary’. However, contrary to that, maternal health care ne...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shafi Bhuiyan Tags: Education Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and exclusive breastfeeding of infants: analysis of the 2013 Nigeria demographic and health survey - Ariyo T, Jiang Q.
BACKGROUND: Existing knowledge on the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) in the context of Nigeria is minimal and limited to a lifelong measure of IPV experience. An abuse experienced a long time ago may ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, PHE (Updated 25th January 2021)
Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment for breast engorgement in breastfeeding
Friday, January 22, 2021 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 22, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

With Little Data to Guide Them, Pregnant Health Care Workers Are Stepping Up to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Dr. Jacqueline Parchem, a maternal-fetal medicine physician at UTHealth in Houston, considers herself a private person. Even still, she logged on to Twitter on Dec. 22 and began drafting a series of posts. “Pregnant and unsure about the #COVID19 vaccine?” she wrote in a tweet that has now been liked more than 3,000 times. “You’re not alone. Got vaccinated today at 31 weeks [pregnant] and feel very fortunate. But it’s complicated.” Over the course of nine tweets, Parchem broke down the thinking that went into her difficult decision to get vaccinated during pregnancy. Ultimately, she wrote...
Source: TIME: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, PHE (updated 20th January 2021)
This leaflet provides information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. Recent updates: 20th January 2021 - added Chinese, Farsi, Kurdish, Nepali and Somali leaflets and British Sign Language video link. 18th January 2021 - added Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati and Punjabi leaflets. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely Safe for Lactating Women
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- Women should not stop breastfeeding in order to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a statement released by the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and published online Dec. 23 in Breastfeeding Medicine. Given that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People with fever, pregnant and breastfeeding women avoid Covaxin, says Bharat Biotech
The vaccine maker in the fact sheet on Covaxin, posted in its website, said the clinical efficacy of the vaccine is yet to be established and is being studied in Phase 3 clinical trial and hence it is important to appreciate that receiving the vaccine does not mean other precautions related to COVID- 19 need not be followed. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BAPM - COVID-19: Frequently asked questions within neonatal services, RCPCH (updated 13th January 2021)
These FAQs offer advice on management of specific situations which should be interpreted in conjunction with local and network guidance. The evidence base around SARS-CoV-2 in the newborn has increased significantly in the past six months and there remains no conclusive evidence of perinatal transmission. There is also considerable uncertainty around the validity of SARS-CoV-2 testing in the newborn. Updates in this version (13 January 2021) Additional guidance around COVID vaccination in pregnancy and during breast feeding. Reflection of national guidance that isolation is required for 10 days following a positive test...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for nursing mothers?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) does not recommend cessation of breastfeeding for individuals who are vaccinated against COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Update on COVID-19 pandemic, BMJ Best Practice (updated 8th January 2021)
Over 88 million cases have been reported globally, with over 49 million cases recovered so far, and approximately 1.9 million deaths according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. What's new at this update: Epidemiology: updated data on children and pregnant women; updated risk factors (residence in a long-term care facility; cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; chronic respiratory diseases). Aetiology: new section on SARS-CoV-2 variants; updated data on secondary attack rates. Investigations: WHO recommends PCR test results are considered in combinatio...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Long Do You Monitor Neonates for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)?
Discussion Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) occurs in the first few days of life and is a complex withdrawal syndrome. The newborn is abruptly cut-off from their exposure to licit or illicit drugs that the mother is chronically consuming and which were being transmitted through the placenta to the fetus. “NAS is a highly variable and severe condition; it may be associated with central and autonomic nervous system dysfunction … and gastrointestinal disorders.” It can cause significant morbidity but is rarely fatal. Fetal exposure has been increasing in the United States. In 2011-12, almost 5.9% of pregn...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ontario will now allow pregnant, breastfeeding people to access COVID-19 vaccine
The new recommendations obtained by CBC News mark a shift in the province's position and say patients may now get the vaccine "after informed counselling and consent." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA restricts use of prescription codeine pain and cough medicines and tramadol pain medicines in children; recommends against use in breastfeeding women
FDA is restricting the use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children. Codeine is approved to treat pain and cough, and tramadol is approved to treat pain. These medicines carry serious risks, including slowed or difficult breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than 12 years and must not be used in these children. These medicines should also be limited in some older children. Single-ingredient codeine and all tramadol-containing products are FDA-approved only for use in adults. We are also recommending against using codeine and tramadol medicines in breastfeeding mothers due to possib...
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

U.S. Mothers Underestimate Breastfeeding in Curbing Breast Cancer U.S. Mothers Underestimate Breastfeeding in Curbing Breast Cancer
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cow's Milk Intake While Breastfeeding May Cut Child Food Allergies
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2021 -- Children whose mothers drink more cow's milk during breastfeeding are at a lower risk for developing food allergies, according to a study recently published in Nutrients. Mia Stråvik, from Chalmers University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ontario ob-gyns push back on policies advising against COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant or breastfeeding women
After being excluded from clinical trials, those who are pregnant and breastfeeding have been advised against getting a COVID-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, the Ontario Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology urged officials to "immediately allow equitable access for at-risk pregnant and lactating persons." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: Study
Title: Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - January 5, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Galactorrhoea and hyperprolactinaemia in a non-pregnant female with burns - van Heerden M, Mabuza D.
Galactorrhoea is the presence of breast milk secretion in non-pregnant or non-breastfeeding females. In females with galactorrhoea and amenorrhoea, hyperprolactinaemia is the most likely cause. Chest wall pathology is a known cause of hyperprolactinaemia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fewer Food Allergies in Kids If Mom Drinks Milk While Breastfeeding: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- Mothers who drink cow's milk while breastfeeding may reduce their child's risk of developing food allergies, a new Swedish study suggests. " This is a compelling first step in defining a potential relationship between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, PHE (updated 31st December 2020)
This guidance provides information on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding. Recent updates: 31st December 2020 - added more information about COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and breastfeeding. 22nd December 2020 - added a large print version of the leaflet and its product code. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCOG
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women who meet other criteria for priority vaccination. The JCVI confirms that although the available data do not indicate any safety concern or harm to pregnancy, there is insuf...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated advice on covid-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCM
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. 2 External 0 0 0 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice false https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/948338/jcvi-advice-on-priority-groups-for-covid-19-vaccination-30-dec-2020.pdf true false%> for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated adv...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Diet Guidelines Sidestep Scientific Advice to Cut Sugar and Alcohol
The government ’s new nutritional recommendations arrive amid a pandemic that has taken a huge toll on American health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Diet and Nutrition Alcoholic Beverages Science and Technology Obesity Weight Pregnancy and Childbirth Breastfeeding Men and Boys Women and Girls Oils and Fats Diabetes Omega-3 Fatty Acids Agriculture Department Source Type: news

Will Pregnant And Breastfeeding People Receive The Coronavirus Vaccine?
It would seem that if you ’re pregnant or breastfeeding, it very much depends on where you live as to whether you’ll receive the Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus Source Type: news

C.D.C. Panel Endorses Moderna Vaccine for Americans
The approval sets the stage for widespread inoculations in the United States with a second coronavirus vaccine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu Tags: Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Breastfeeding Bell ' s Palsy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Moderna Inc Langel, Stephanie Redfield, Robert R Source Type: news

Why there's no blanket recommendation on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy
Those who are pregnant or breastfeeding will have to weigh their own risks when deciding whether to be vaccinated to protect against COVID-19 because it hasn't been studied in clinical trials, Canadian doctors say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated Local Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Maternal diet during lactation shapes functional abilities of milk bacteria
(Baylor College of Medicine) The mother's diet while breastfeeding can shape the profile of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO), a type of complex carbohydrate in the mother's milk. Changing the HMOs, which are food and fodder for healthy microbes, in turn modifies the functional abilities of the milk microbiome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Potential Complications of Breast Surgery?
Discussion Common reasons for seeing a breast surgeon would include management of benign or malignant masses with or without breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, and other reasons can be infection or trauma that need surgical treatment. The breast is formed starting around the 6th week of gestation by breast buds along the mammary line. Breasts then develop from the downgrowth of epithelia into the mesenchymal tissue, which continues to grow. Around 8-9 months a pit forms as entry into the lactiferous ducts. “Nipple inversion is caused either by failure of the lactiferous ducts to develop and grow during matur...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16
The advisory panel of experts endorsed the vaccine and will soon issue specific guidance for pregnant and lactating women and for people who have had severe allergic reactions to other shots. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Breastfeeding Anaphylactic Shock Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pfizer Inc your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news