Human milk provides a baby with perfectly balanced nutrition, which is why both the Department of Health (DoH) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby’s life and continued breastfeeding alongside the introduction of appropriate solid foods beyond six months1,2.
Here, you will find all of our content and resources relating to the topic of breastfeeding.
Our top five resources to help midwives support parents
The Role of the Gut Microbiome: Supporting Infant Immune System Development — an expert view
Postbiotics and gut health: an emerging field of research to support the immune system
Our top five resources for GPs to help parents during the first 1,000 days
The importance of prebiotics in the first 1,000 days for gut health and immunity
The History of Pioneering Breast Milk Research
Infographic: Nutricia in Early Life – The Facts and Figures
- http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/infantfeeding_recommendation/en/ [Accessed October 2017]
- UK Department of Health. Infant Feeding Recommendation 2003.