Hold the Phone! Diet Does Matter During Breastfeeding: Implication of Diet on Fatty Acid Composition and Other Nutrients

For more than a decade most lactation professions have been suggesting to families that diet matters very little in terms of breastmilk composition. We have told parents that they can essentially eat whatever they want, it does not matter to the bottom line. However, new studies imply that in fact, diet does matter in terms of the composition of fatty acids and essential nutrients available in milk that can potentially impact life long health. Studies also show that changes in diet can lead to gene methylation which impacts gene expression, as well changing the oligosaccharide profile which shapes the microbiome. This presentation takes you on a tour of some recent research finds to better understand how maternal diet (potentially prenatally through lactation) DOES play a role in breastmilk and how a parent's diet can potentially influence a breastfeeding baby's health.

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Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Hold the Phone! Diet Does Matter During Breastfeeding: Implication of Diet on Fatty Acid Composition and Other Nutrients
USA Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE

Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, BSc,CLE, CCCE, CLD, is an international speaker, pregnancy and breastfeeding specialist, consultant, and author. Laurel is the co-author of two books, The Attachment Pregnancy and The Greatest Pregnancy Ever and the contributing author to Round the Circle. She loves to blend today's recent scientific findings with the mind/body/spirit wisdom. She serves on the Board of Directors for the United States Breastfeeding Committee, a Senior Advisor for CAPPA, and is on the Advisory Board for InJoy Health. Laurel has been joyfully married to her husband for more than two and a half decade and has two wonderful grown sons, whose difficult births led her on a path towards helping emerging families create positive experiences. She believes that the journey into motherhood is a life-changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.

Objective 1: Identify at least one way that maternal diet can impact fatty acid profile in breastmilk;

Objective 2: List the primary reason changes in oligosaccharide profile in breastmilk can have health consequences in baby;

Objective 3: List at least three nutrient changes in breastmilk that can be influenced through maternal diet.


USA Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Abstract:

For more than a decade most lactation professions have been suggesting to families that diet matters very little in terms of breastmilk composition. We have told parents that they can essentially eat whatever they want, it does not matter to the bottom line. However, new studies imply that in fact, diet does matter in terms of the composition of fatty acids and essential nutrients available in milk that can potentially impact life long health. Studies also show that changes in diet can lead to gene methylation which impacts gene expression, as well changing the oligosaccharide profile which shapes the microbiome. This presentation takes you on a tour of some recent research finds to better understand how maternal diet (potentially prenatally through lactation) DOES play a role in breastmilk and how a parent’s diet can potentially influence a breastfeeding baby’s health.

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