1. Prolonged and Exclusive Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Infectious Diseases in Infancy, Pediatrics Vol.126, No.1 July 1010 pp. 18-25
2. http://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343 (10) 00385-2/abstract
3. Glucose and Insulin Levels are Increased in Obese and Overweight Mother’s Breast Milk. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2011, 2, 201-206, published on line May 2011 (http://www.SciRP.org/journal/fns)
4. Protection of the Neonate by the Innate Immune System of Developing Gut and of Human Milk. Pediatric Res. 61. (1): 1-8. 2007 and Breast Milk Sugars Give Infants a Protective Coat; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and The New York Times., 8/4/2010
5. Exosomes with Immune Modulatory Features are Present in Human Breast Milk, The Journal of Immunology, copyright 2007
6. Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: A Metanalysis, Pediatrics 123. (3) e406-e410. 2009 abstract
7. Breastfeeding, Asthma, and Allergy: A Tale of Two Cities.
Pediatric Allergy Immunology. 2011 Dec. 4 and Influence and Mechanisms of Maternal and Infant Diets on the Development of Childhood Asthma. Pediatric Neonatology, 2013 Feb., 54 (1)
8. Maternal Asthma, Infant Feeding and the Risk of Asthma in
Childhood. J Allergy Clin. Immunol 2002; 110:65-67
9-10. Breast to Brain: The potential of stem cells in human milk. Twigger et al; Journal of Human Lactation 29 (2) 136-139 May ‘13 For Women: 1-3. Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding: Collaborative Reanalysis of Individual Date from 47 Epidemiological Studies in 30 countries, Including 50,302 Women with Breast Cancer and 96,973 Women Without the Disease. Lancet 360. (9328): 187-195-, 2002
For Additional Cost Savings:
1. Healthcare Costs of Formula Feeding in the First Year of Life. Pediatrics 103. (4):870-876, 1999
2. Data acquired through simple math. Calculating cost of formula, then amount ingested by the growing infant over the first year of life.
For the Environment:
1. Page 7 http://issuu.com/jillfranksdesign/docs/wetsetgazette_vol_2_2011