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The role of milk during weaning, with Registered Dietician Jessica Enderle

Kendamil’s healthcare expert Stephanie and RD Jessica discuss the sometimes confusing role of milk during weaning, and how healthcare professionals can support families on their weaning journey. Jessica is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with over 8 years of practice, and an extra love of critical care nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and early life nutrition […]

Probiotics & infant health

The intriguing universe of microbiota within the human body, specifically in the gut, plays a pivotal role in maintaining health and well-being. The topic of probiotics and their influence on infant gut health and immune development has gained momentum in scientific research.1 In this article we will look at what probiotics are, how they influence […]

Understanding infant feeding disorders and their misconceptions

Making an accurate diagnosis A recent study published in 2020 found that while up to 14% of families believe that their child may have a cow’s milk allergy, the reality is that the true number of children with a condition may be closer to 1%. The same study points to official guidelines for detecting cow’s […]

Let’s talk weaning, with Registered Dietician Jessica Enderle

Kendamil’s healthcare expert Stephanie and RD Jessica discuss all things weaning, and how healthcare professionals can support families on their weaning journey. Jessica is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with over 8 years of practice, and an extra love of critical care nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and early life nutrition and feeding. Watch the full […]

New mastitis treatment guidelines to support breastfeeding mothers

Mastitis is a common and often painful condition affecting breastfeeding mothers, and is traditionally associated with milk stasis, blocked ducts, and bacterial infection. However, recent updates to the clinical protocol by the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) have significantly shifted our understanding of this condition. Mastitis is now described as a spectrum of conditions, starting […]

How to support parents with combination feeding

Combination feeding, also known as mixed feeding, refers to the practice of providing a combination of breast milk and infant formula to meet a baby’s nutritional needs. For healthcare professionals, it is essential to provide comprehensive support to parents who opt for combination feeding, ensuring they have the necessary information, guidance, and reassurance. In this […]

Why do parents turn to goat’s milk formula?

When it comes to infant feeding, parents have various options to consider, including choosing between different types of infant formulas. While cow’s milk-based formulas are the most commonly used, an increasing number of parents are exploring alternative options such as goat milk infant formula. In this article, we will explore why goat milk infant formula […]

Digestive benefits of goat milk infant formula

Both goat and cow’s milk are considered dairy because they come from a mammal source. Emerging research has shown that goat milk is easier to digest than cow’s milk and has anti-inflammatory properties. For these reasons, there has been an increased demand in adding goat milk infant formulas to the current infant formula market.   […]

Common fat profiles in infant formula

Why are fats so important? Fats are one of three biochemical macromolecules that provide infants with energy and biological building blocks for development. Fats are a rich source of needed energy for a growing newborn and contain more than twice the energy content of carbohydrates or proteins. Aside from their caloric role, fats play an […]

BJM Conference 2023: Common infant feeding conditions

In March we attended the British Journal of Midwifery conference in London. We were please to sponsor this talk by infant nutrition expert Rachel Wood. In this talk Rachel discusses the types of infant feeding conditions that are commonly seen in primary care, and how a healthcare professional might consider care pathways and referrals. WATCH […]

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