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Breastfeeding info in the news

A Helio article entitled "Exclusive Breastfeeding results in 'drastic' reduction of pediatric dental disease" confirms this information: 

Children who were exclusively breastfed for 6 months were less likely to have dental disease, according to data presented at the virtual American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo.  “These findings should change clinical practice by enforcing and stating the benefits of breastfeeding,” Nastocia Bafford, MPH, a fellow at Nemours Children's Health System, told Healio Primary Care.  

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The National Association of Neonatal Nurses publications shares info on, "Marijuana, Breastfeeding, and the Use of Human Milk (September 2020)"

National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) recommends women abstain from marijuana consumption during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. NANN lists 14 recommendations for providers when addressing maternal marijuana use and the potential negative impact on neonates and infants. The accompanying infographic aims to facilitate easy sharing of recommendations and safety information on marijuana use of expecting and lactating mothers within the neonatal nursing population.

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