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Infant Feeding: Formula, Breastfeeding, Baby-led Weaning & More

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2P5, Canada ↵ 3To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Catherine.field{at}ualberta.ca . There have been considerable advances in our understanding of the diverse mixture of bioactive components in human milk that influence the immune status of infants by not only providing protection but also facilitating development, tolerance, and an appropriate inflammatory response.

Succession of microbial consortia in the developing infant gut microbiome

aDepartment of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853; bDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; cHoward Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; and dDepartment of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850 Edited by Todd R.

Is baby ready for solid foods? (What do the experts say?)

Health experts and breastfeeding experts agree that it's best to wait until your baby is around six months old before offering any food other than breastmilk. There has been a large amount of research on this, and most health organizations [...]

This is the first individual participant data meta-analysis (IPDMA) and the most definitive method to assess the effectiveness of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 in managing infants with colic, and to clarify which subgroups of infants with colic may benefit from probiotics.