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New research: Singing to a preterm baby whilst holding them skin-to-skin reduces the mother's anxiety

I love this research. Makes my own heart sing! A new "Singing Kangaroo" small study by Kostilainen K. et al., (2020) looked at the impact of 24 mothers who sang or hummed to their preterm infants whilst held skin-to-skin. The research found this can reduce the mother's anxiety, relax the...


Human milk research: Interdisciplinary perspectives and priorities

Breastfeeding is critically important to maternal, infant and population health.... YES YES YES! Some of the world's the top human milk researchers recently came together to create an action plan to maximise the impact of human milk research. This is a great paper summarising the action...