Influence of maternal bone lead burden and calcium intake on levels of lead in breast milk over the course of lactation.

@article{Ettinger2006InfluenceOM,
  title={Influence of maternal bone lead burden and calcium intake on levels of lead in breast milk over the course of lactation.},
  author={Adrienne S. Ettinger and Martha M T{\'e}llez-Rojo and Chitra J. Amarasiriwardena and Karen E Peterson and Joel Schwartz and Antonio Aro and Howard Hu and Mauricio Hern{\'a}ndez-{\'A}vila},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 1},
  pages={48-56}
}
The authors studied 367 women who were breastfeeding their infants in Mexico City, Mexico, between 1994 and 1995 to evaluate the effect of cumulative lead exposure, breastfeeding practices, and calcium intake on breast milk lead levels over the course of lactation. Maternal blood and breast milk lead levels were measured at 1, 4, and 7 months postpartum. Bone lead measurements were obtained at 1 month postpartum. At 1, 4, and 7 months postpartum, respectively, the mean breast milk lead levels… CONTINUE READING

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