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Want to know more about how your breastfed baby feeds?

Then why not join this study at The University of Western Australia The Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group This research group right here in little old Perth is a very important world renowned research team that has studied many aspects of breastfeeding and discovered many new things about breastmilk, how mothers and babies feed and… Read More »

Suffering with mastitis? Why not enroll in this study

Curtin University, The University of Western Australia and Monash University are conducting a study on mastitis. They are looking for mothers experiencing mastitis to join their study.   Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. Mastitis is a common breastfeeding problem, reported to occur in one in six women.  … Read More »

Breastfeeding Studies at The University of Western Australia

Milk Profile We lend BabyWeigh scales to mothers who would like to measure their milk profile by weighing their baby before and after each breastfeed or expression from each breast for a period of 24-26 hours, at home, and collecting a small (<1 mL) milk sample each time their baby is weighed. From these data… Read More »

MEASUREMENT OF BREASTMILK PRODUCTION

Dr Jackie Kent is recruiting for this study she is doing at The University of Western Australia, contact her if you are interested in participanting. We currently measure breastmilk production by asking the mother to weigh her baby before and after all breastfeeds at home for 24 hours. We aim to assess if a preferable… Read More »

Wanted: women with a history of allergy

If you have a history of any allergy (other than egg allergy), are pregnant and would like to contribute to science contact me and I will give more details. This is a study designed to investigate the effect of egg intake of the mother on egg levels in her breastmilk during the first 6 weeks… Read More »

Erin Fee is still wanting mothers with nipple pain to contact her

Erin Fee is a masters student conducting this study, she is very keen to see any mother with nipple pain METABOLITE PROFILING OF HUMAN MILK IN MOTHERS WITH NIPPLE PAIN Nipple pain is largely responsible for early weaning of infants, whereas exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is preferred. I’m conducting a study on metabolites present… Read More »