endocrinology

Supporting women with diabetes to breastfeed

Professor Bodil Rasmussen holds the Chair in Nursing at Deakin University and Western Health. She has been awarded an ADEA-Diabetes Research Foundation Grant to develop online education resources for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who want to breastfeed their infants.

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Can you describe the aim of this project in 10 words? Developing an online resource to support breastfeeding women with diabetes What do we already know about breastfeeding rates in women with diabetes? Despite exclusive breastfeeding being an important component of optimising neonatal outcomes among infants of mothers with diabetes, women with type 1 diabetes ...

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