Academic Papers and Breastfeeding Research
Breastfeeding and Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes in Developed Countries
This evidence report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality summarizes the research on breastfeeding and health outcomes. The report found evidence that breastfeeding decreases infants’ and mothers’ risk of having many short term and chronic diseases.
Breastmilk and Toxins
Spring 2003 Risks, Rights and Regulation: Communicating about Risks and Infant Feeding
Global Breastfeeding – Ted Greiner’s Breastfeeding Papers
This website features papers by the respected breastfeeding researcher Ted Greiner on breastfeeding topics in the developing world.
By Dr. Thomas Hale
Medications in the Breastfeeding Mother
by American Family Physician
Quantifying the Benefits of Breastfeeding: A Summary of Evidence
An analysis by the Pan American Health Organization on the evidence for the benefits of breastfeeding
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases by the US National Library of Medicine
Transfer of Drugs and other Chemicals into Human Milk
American Academy of Pediatrics article with up-to-date information about recommendations for maternal pharmaceutical use during pregnancy