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Evaluation of Messenger RNA From COVID-19 BTN162b2 and mRNA-1273 Vaccines in Human Milk

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

A study was conducted to analyze milk samples to determine if vaccine-related mRNA was detectable in human milk after receiving the COVID-19 mRNA-based vaccination. Results strengthen the current recommendations that vaccine-related mRNA is not transferred to the infant, and that lactating individuals who receive the COVID-19 mRNA-based vaccine should not stop breastfeeding.

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Researchers Find Breastfeeding Linked to Higher Neurocognitive Testing Scores

Monday, April 26, 2021

New research finds that children who were breastfed scored higher on neurocognitive tests. Variations were found in the cumulative cognitive test scores of breastfed and non-breastfed children. There was also evidence that the longer a child was breastfed, the higher they scored.

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Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

Thursday, April 8, 2021

UR Medicine's Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen Seppo contributed to a New York Times article regarding women trying to restart breastfeeding to share milk with friends' children as studies show that a vaccinated mother's milk contain antibodies.

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