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Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

June 12, 2018

The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada.

New Studies Investigate How COVID-19 May Impact Breast Milk and Pregnancy

March 26, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.

Cannabis Use Disorder Rate Rose among Pregnant Women between 2001-2012

April 22, 2021

Babies born to mothers diagnosed with cannabis use disorder are more likely to experience negative health outcomes, such as preterm birth and low birth weight, than babies born to mothers without a cannabis use disorder diagnosis, report UC San Diego researchers.

UC San Diego Human Milk Institute Names its Executive Director

October 2, 2023

UC San Diego Human Milk Institute names Mitra Hooshmand, PhD, as its Executive Director. Hooshman will lead strategy and operations at the innovative research institute.

Skin-to-Skin to Breastfeeding: Jacobs Medical Center Receives Baby Friendly Designation

April 24, 2018

From holding your baby for the first time to bonding through breastfeeding, UC San Diego Health is committed to providing the highest quality of care and support for the best start to parenthood and life. Recently, Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla was recognized with the prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation for…

Breastfeeding Research Improves Lives and Advances Health, But Faces Conflicts

February 11, 2021

…code for marketing of breastmilk substitutes, and transgressions have worsened during the pandemic. However, due to lack of funding for breastfeeding research, scientists are often faced with choosing between industry funding or no funding at all. Unfortunately, these tensions often detract from the energy and resources that breastfeeding advocates, researchers,…

More Than Child’s Play

June 13, 2019

…to breastfeed and/or pump breastmilk greatly eases the stress for new mothers as they navigate balancing the commitments of work and family.” The center is a demonstration site for Breastfeeding-Friendly San Diego (BFSD), which is a project of Live Well San Diego: Healthy Works, implemented by UC San Diego Center…

We’ve Got You, Baby! UC San Diego Health Delivers Top OB/GYN Care to Community

October 31, 2023

UC San Diego Health provides the highest standards of care by multi-disciplinary teams from expectant parents to patients going through menopause.

Pregnant, Breastfeeding or Trying? Here’s What COVID-19 Means for You

November 18, 2021

…are safer than buying breastmilk from online vendors In a recent trend, parents have been sharing breast milk with each other and even buying it from online vendors such as Craigslist in an attempt to give their babies and young children a source of COVID-19 antibodies. This may be especially…

The Uncertainty of Climate Change is Hurting Us

April 22, 2021

…and childhood development via breastmilk. Often, her research is longitudinal, following groups of parents and children over many years to understand the short- and long-term effects of certain exposures. Chambers finds that her work is increasingly influenced by climate concerns. “I work with a counseling service to answer questions about…

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