Breastfeeding mother with newborn baby
Nutrition in early life

Breastfeeding

Mother breastfeeding her baby

Breastfeeding is a natural and economical approach of infant nutrition. It affects mother and child psychologically and physiologically, sometimes life-long. Medicine and milk science continuously identify details on the lactation process, multitude effects of breastfeeding and their lasting nature on women and children, societies, and health care systems.

Challenges in breastfeeding can be addressed by coaching, encouragement, and partner support, with use of controlled plant extracts, nutraceuticals or medication. We summarise these angles and provide practical or science-based breastfeeding tips in our infographics.

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