Effects of maternal subclinical mammary inflammation on infant growth

  title={Effects of maternal subclinical mammary inflammation on infant growth},
  author={Richmond N O Aryeetey},
Breastfeeding is unquestionably the best nourishment for infants. Current epidemiological as well as experimental evidence has repeatedly demonstrated the nutritional, immunological, and psychosocial benefits attributable to breastfeeding. However, suboptimal breast health may compromise maternal ability to breastfeed and the well-being of breastfeeding infants. Subclinical mastitis (SCM) is an asymptomatic inflammatory condition of the lactating breast that is associated with a number of… CONTINUE READING
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