The Nest 43: Prevention of Lactational Mastitis for a Successful Breastfeeding

Editor(s):
Ryan, Purandare, McGuire, Hurtado, Fores-Quijano
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Lactational mastitis is one of the most common problems encountered in the breastfeeding mother and is often a cause of breastfeeding cessation. Growing evidence in the last decade suggests there is a role for the human milk microbiota, and its changes, in the appearance of a mastitis. This publication brings into attention not only practical aspects related  to mastitis prevention, including the role of probiotics.