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The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Ballard, O., & Morrow, A. L. (2013). Human milk composition: Nutrients and bioactive factors. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 60, 49–74. PMID: 23178060
  • Fogel, J. M., Mwatha, A., Richardson, P., Brown, E. R., Chipato, T., Alexandre, M., et al. (2013). Impact of maternal and infant antiretroviral drug regimens on drug resistance in HIV-infected breastfeeding infants. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(4), e164–e169. PMID: 23249916
  • Hudgens, M. G., Taha, T. E., Omer, S. B., Jamieson, D. J., Lee, H., Mofenson, L. M., et al. (2013). Pooled individual data analysis of 5 randomized trials of infant nevirapine prophylaxis to prevent breast-milk HIV-1 transmission. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 56(1), 131–139. PMID: 22997212
  • Lee, H. C., Jegatheesan, P., Gould, J. B., & Dudley, R. A. (2013). Hospital-wide breastfeeding rates vs. breastmilk provision for very-low-birth-weight infants. Acta Paediatrica, 102, 268–272. PMID: 23174012
  • Martin, R. M., Patel, R., Kramer, M. S., Guthrie, L., Vilchuck, K., Bogdanovich, N., et al. (2013). Effects of promoting longer-term and exclusive breastfeeding on adiposity and insulin-like growth factor-I at ate 11.5 years: A randomized trial. JAMA, 309(10), 1005–1013. PMID: 23483175
  • Semrau, K., Kuhn, L., Brooks, D. R., Cabral, H., Sinkala, M., Kankasa, C., et al. (2013). Dynamics of breast milk HIV-1 RNA with unilateral mastitis or abscess. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 62(3), 348–355. PMID: 23202812
  • Sherman, M. P. (2013). Lactoferrin and necrotizing enterocolitis. Clinics in Perinatology, 40, 79–91. PMID: 23415265
  • Underwood, M. A. (2013). Human milk for the premature infant. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 60, 189–207. PMID: 23178065
  • Chantry, C. J., Young, S. L., Rennie, W., Ngonyani, M., Mashio, C., Israel-Ballard, K., et al. (2012). Feasibility of using flash-heated breast milk as an infant feeding option for HIV-exposed, uninfected infants after 6 months of age in urban Tanzania. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 60(1), 43–50. PMID: 22362154
  • Colaizy, T. T., Saftlas, A. F., & Morriss, F. H., Jr. (2012). Maternal intention to breast-feed and breast-feeding outcomes in term and preterm infants: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2000–2003. Public Health Nutrition, 15(4), 702–710. PMID: 21936968
  • Fields, D. A., & Demerath, E. W. (2012). Relationship of insulin, glucose, leptin, IL-6 and TNF-α in human breast milk with infant growth and body composition. Pediatric Obesity, 7(4), 304–312. PMID: 22577092
  • Flaherman, V. J., Gay, B., Scott, C., Avins, A., Lee, K. A., & Newman, T. B. (2012). Randomised trial comparing hand expression with breast pumping for mothers of term newborns feeding poorly. Archives of Disease in Childhood – Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 97(1), F18–F23. PMID: 21747129
  • Flaherman, V. J., Hicks, K. G., Cabana, M. D., & Lee, K. A. (2012). Maternal experience of interactions with providers among mothers with milk supply concern. Clinical Pediatrics, 51(8), 778–784. PMID: 22669980
  • Gunderson, E. P., Crites, Y., Chiang, V., Walton, D., Azevedo, R. A., Fox, G., et al. (2012). Influence of breastfeeding during the postpartum oral glucose tolerance test on plasma glucose and insulin. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 120, 136–143. PMID: 22914402
  • Hauff, L. E., & Demerath, E.W. (2012). Body image concerns and reduced breastfeeding duration in primiparous overweight and obese women. American Journal of Human Biology, 24(3), 339–349. PMID: 22308116
  • Keim, S. A., Daniels, J. L., Siega-Riz, A. M., Dole, N., Herring, A. H., & Scheidt, P.C. (2012). Depressive symptoms during pregnancy and the concentration of fatty acids in breast milk. Journal of Human Lactation, 28(2), 189–195. PMID: 22223516
  • Keim, S. A., Daniels, J. L., Siega-Riz, A. M., Herring, A. H., Dole, N., & Scheidt, P. C. (2012). Breastfeeding and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake in the first 4 post-natal months and infant cognitive development: an observational study. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 8(4), 471–482. PMID: 21615865
  • Lee, H. C., Kurtin, P. S., Wight, N. E., Chance, K., Cucinotta-Forbes, T., Hanson-Timpson, T. A., et al. (2012). A quality improvement project to increase breast milk use in very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics, 130, e1679–e1687. PMID: 23129071
  • Natchu, U. C., Liu, E., Duggan, C., Msamanga, G., Peterson, K., Aboud, S., et al. (2012). Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of mortality in infants up to 6 mo of age born to HIV-positive Tanzanian women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 96, 1071–1078. PMID: 23053555
  • Neville, M. C., Anderson, S. M., McManaman, J. L., Badger, T. M., Bunik, M., Contractor, N., et al. (2012). Lactation and neonatal nutrition: Defining and refining the critical questions. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 17(2), 167–188. PMID: 22752723
  • Nielsen-Saines, K., Watts, D. H., Veloso, V. G., Bryson, Y. J., Joao, E. C., Pilotto, J. H., et al. (2012). Three postpartum antiretroviral regimens to prevent intrapartum HIV infection. New England Journal of Medicine, 366(25), 2368–2379. PMID: 22716975
  • Weden, M. M., Brownell, P., & Rendall, M. S. (2012). Prenatal, perinatal, early life, and sociodemographic factors underlying racial differences in the likelihood of high body mass index in early childhood. American Journal of Public Health, 102, 2057–2067. PMID: 22994179
  • Woo, J. G., Guerrero, M. L., Guo, F., Martin, L. J., Davidson, B. S., Ortega, H., et al. (2012). Human milk adiponectin affects infant weight trajectory during the second year of life. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 54(4), 532–539. PMID: 22094897
  • Dozier, A. M., & McKee, K. S. (2011). State breastfeeding worksite statutes.…breastfeeding rates…and.…Breastfeeding Medicine, 6, 319–324. PMID: 22007820
  • Kesho Bora Study Group & de Vincenzi, I. (2011). Triple antiretroviral compared with zidovudine and single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis during pregnancy and breastfeeding for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 (Kesho Bora study): A randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 11(3), 171–180. PMID: 21237718
  • Raiten, D. J., Mulligan, K., Papathakis, P., & Wanke, C. (2011). Executive summary--nutritional care of HIV-infected adolescents and adults, including pregnant and lactating women: What do we know, what can we do, and where do we go from here? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 94(6), 1667S–1676S. PMID: 22089438
  • Stuebe, A. M., & Bonuck, K. (2011). What predicts intent to breastfeed exclusively? Breastfeeding knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs in a diverse urban population. Breastfeeding Medicine, 6(6), 413–420. PMID: 21342016
  • Ziegler, E. E., Nelson, S.E., & Jeter J. M. (2011). Iron supplementation of breastfed infants. Nutrition Reviews, 69, Suppl 1, S71–77. PMID: 22043886
  • Woo, J. G., Guerrero, M. L., Altaye, M., Ruiz-Palacios, G. M., Martin, L. J., Dubert-Ferrandon, A., et al. (2009). Human milk adiponectin is associated with infant growth in two independent cohorts. Breastfeeding Medicine, 4(2), 101–109.

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