Maandelijks archief: februari 2019

Breastfeeding and the microbiome

‘Does it make any sense to continue giving the breast now that I have used a breastpump?’

It was obvious my client had read an article in the NRC newspaper on research outcomes  on microbiome and breastfeeding. She had not digested all the details but the gist was clear: after expressing with a pump once the microbiome of breastmilk supposedly changed for the worse. There would be more dangerous-sounding bacteria in her milk, and less biodiversity, and the effect would be lasting. This gave her the impression that breastfeeding after expressing as she had done was useless. lees verder

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