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Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk
TLDR
The policy statement delineates various ways in which pediatricians can promote, protect, and support breastfeeding not only in their individual practices but also in the hospital, medical school, community, and nation.
Peroxisomal and Mitochondrial Defects in the Cerebro-Hepato-Renal Syndrome
TLDR
Electro microscopic, histochemical, and biochemical studies demonstrate defects in two oxidative organelles in the cerebro-hepato-renal syndrome, which suggests a defect in electron transport prior to the cytochromes.
Prevention of rickets and vitamin D deficiency: new guidelines for vitamin D intake.
TLDR
It is recommended that an intake of 200 IU of vitamin D per day be continued throughout childhood and adolescence, because adequate sunlight exposure is not easily determined for a given individual.
Breastfeeding and Jaundice
  • L. Gartner
  • Medicine
    Journal of Perinatology
  • 1 December 2001
In the breastfed infant, prolongation of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia into the third and later weeks of life in the healthy newborn is a normal and regularly occurring extension of physiologic
Neonatal mortality: an analysis of the recent improvement in the United States.
TLDR
It is a plausible hypothesis that improved perinatal medical care is a major factor in declining neonatal mortality in the U.S, and factors known to affect survival at a given birthweight have not changed in prevalence in the 25-year period.
PROLONGED NEONATAL UNCONJUGATED HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA ASSOCIATED WITH BREAST FEEDING AND A STEROID, PREGNANE-3(ALPHA), 20(BETA)-DIOL, IN MATERNAL MILK THAT INHIBITS GLUCURONIDE FORMATION IN VITRO.
TLDR
This infant jaundice a syndrome of severe and prolonged unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia occurred in association with breast feeding in 7 unrelated full-term infants and the breast milk obtained consistently inhibited glucuronyl transferase activity in vitro.
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