Tag: breast feeding

1. Breastfeeding was recommended as a first-line neonatal analgesic for procedures done in non-tertiary care in Kenya. 2. When breastfeeding is unavailable, expressed breastmilk was recommended as a first-line analgesic, with oral sugar as a second-line analgesic. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: In low and middle income countries (LMICs), painful...
Efficacy and safety of landiolol, an ultra-short-acting β1-selective antagonist, for treatment of sepsis-related tachyarrhythmia (J-Land 3S): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial 1. Patients receiving landiolol were more likely to achieve target heart rates of 60-94 following sepsis-related tachyarrhythmia and had significantly reduced incidence of new onset arrhythmia Evidence Rating: 1...
1. Exposure to intimate partner violence, particularly among mothers in low- and middle-income countries is associated with a significantly reduced likelihood of adequate breastfeeding practices. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global health and social concern, with incidence rates higher in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)....
1. Among a large, racially diverse cohort of newborns, almost 5% of those delivered vaginally had experienced >10% birth-weight loss at 48 hours post-delivery. 2. Newborns delivered by cesearean section had greater weight loss than those delivered vaginally. More than 10% of these newborns experienced ≥10% weight loss at 48...
Image: PD  1. Women who received a two-part intervention were less likely to stop breastfeeding within the 6-month postpartum period.  2. On average, mothers in the intervention group breastfed for longer than mothers in the control group.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)            Study Rundown: This study found that...
Image: PD 1. Limited evidence has suggested longer and exclusive breastfeeding in infancy may lower the risk of later childhood obesity while still promoting growth. 2. In fact, when examined in late childhood, children who received more exclusive and/or longer term breastfeeding had similar growth and body fat profiles. Published today, the...