Active and total ghrelin concentrations increase in breast milk during lactation.

  title={Active and total ghrelin concentrations increase in breast milk during lactation.},
  author={Yeşim Ozarda Ilcol and Banu Zafer Hizli},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={96 11},
AIM To assess ghrelin status in breast milk and maternal serum for up to 180 days during lactation and to determine relationships between the concentrations of ghrelin in mother's milk and in serum of breastfed infants. METHODS Blood and breast milk samples were collected from 159 breastfeeding women enrolled either in the first 3 days, or in days 4-14, 15-30, 31-90 and 91-180 postpartum. Blood samples were also collected from 49 breastfed infants at 4-30 days of age. Milk and serum active… CONTINUE READING

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