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Newsletter - October 2021

Dear Readers,

We are pleased to present you our HiPP Science newsletter for healthcare professionals!

Current studies summarised & reviewed:
Read interesting articles on the topic of paediatrics and nutritional medicine. We hope you will find them interesting!

Best wishes & stay healthy
Dr. Stephanie Ruf
Editor of HiPP for Health Care Professionals

Antibiotics reduce neither the severity nor length of flu infections

Acute infections of the upper respiratory tract – i.e. colds, flu-like infections – are usually viral, but are often treated with antibiotics due to their acute nature and to prevent bacterial superinfections. A middle ground between immediate antibiotic prescription and no antibiotic prescription is…


Sucking dynamics and drinking amounts are not affected by the use of nipple shields

Nipple shields may reduce nipple pain during breastfeeding. The concern is that they might possibly make sucking more difficult for the infant and thus reduce the drinking amount.


Inadequate iron supply in fully breastfed infants aged 6 to 12 months

Since the prenatally acquired iron stores are gradually depleted during the first six months of life, iron supply is a big issue for the particularly critical developmental phase between 6 to 12 months of age. US scientists have calculated...

HiPP Science Newsletter

Current studies summarised & commented
Read interesting articles about paediatrics & nutritional medicine!
Exclusively for pediatricians, nutrition experts,
midwives and related medical professionals

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