Donna T Geddes

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Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum in breastfeeding infants
    Donna T Geddes
    The University of Western Australia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:471-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Inside the lactating breast: the latest anatomy research
    Donna T Geddes
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:556-63. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Importance of vacuum for breastmilk expression
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 3:11-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anatomy of the breast--more complex than originally assumed]
    Donna T Geddes
    Kinderkrankenschwester 27:212-3. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Frenulotomy for breastfeeding infants with ankyloglossia: effect on milk removal and sucking mechanism as imaged by ultrasound
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Pert, West Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e188-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum of term infants during breastfeeding and feeding from an experimental teat that released milk under vacuum only
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:443-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Blood flow characteristics of the human lactating breast
    Donna T Geddes
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 28:145-52. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of infant swallowing during breast-feeding
    Donna T Geddes
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Dysphagia 25:183-91. 2010
  9. pmc The use of ultrasound to identify milk ejection in women - tips and pitfalls
    Donna T Geddes
    M310, Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:5. 2009
  10. pmc Ultrasound imaging of the lactating breast: methodology and application
    Donna T Geddes
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:4. 2009

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum in breastfeeding infants
    Donna T Geddes
    The University of Western Australia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:471-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use ultrasound to observe movements of the tongue during breastfeeding and relate these movements to both milk flow and simultaneous measurements of intra-oral vacuum...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inside the lactating breast: the latest anatomy research
    Donna T Geddes
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:556-63. 2007
    ..These findings add to our understanding of both the physiology and pathology of the lactating breast...
  3. doi request reprint Importance of vacuum for breastmilk expression
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 3:11-9. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of the strength of applied vacuum on the flow rate and yield of breastmilk using an electric breast pump...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anatomy of the breast--more complex than originally assumed]
    Donna T Geddes
    Kinderkrankenschwester 27:212-3. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Frenulotomy for breastfeeding infants with ankyloglossia: effect on milk removal and sucking mechanism as imaged by ultrasound
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Pert, West Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e188-94. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum of term infants during breastfeeding and feeding from an experimental teat that released milk under vacuum only
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:443-9. 2012
    ..Recent literature supports the theory that vacuum is integral to the removal of milk from the breast rather than peristaltic compression of the breast...
  7. doi request reprint Blood flow characteristics of the human lactating breast
    Donna T Geddes
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 28:145-52. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the MBF in the internal mammary artery (IMA) and lateral thoracic artery (LTA) of lactating women and determine if these were related to milk production...
  8. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of infant swallowing during breast-feeding
    Donna T Geddes
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Dysphagia 25:183-91. 2010
    ..These techniques may potentially provide useful information for infants experiencing breast-feeding difficulties...
  9. pmc The use of ultrasound to identify milk ejection in women - tips and pitfalls
    Donna T Geddes
    M310, Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:5. 2009
    ..Milk flow appears as echogenic foci rapidly moving within the milk duct. This paper provides a detailed description of the ultrasound technique used for the detection and reviews nuances associated with the procedure...
  10. pmc Ultrasound imaging of the lactating breast: methodology and application
    Donna T Geddes
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:4. 2009
    ..In addition ultrasound characteristics of common pathologies encountered during lactation will be described...
  11. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of infant sucking dynamics during the establishment of lactation
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:205-13. 2013
    ..Infant sucking problems are frequently implicated in early weaning during breastfeeding, yet our understanding of early sucking dynamics is limited...
  12. doi request reprint A comparison of early sucking dynamics during breastfeeding after cesarean section and vaginal birth
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 8:79-85. 2013
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  13. pmc Breastmilk cell and fat contents respond similarly to removal of breastmilk by the infant
    Foteini Hassiotou
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e78232. 2013
    ..Moreover, these findings generate new avenues for clinical interventions exploring growth and survival benefits conferred to preterm infants by providing the highest in fat and cells milk obtained at 30 min post-expression. ..
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in suck-swallow-breathe, oxygen saturation, and heart rate patterns in term breastfeeding infants
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:236-45. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to measure how SSwB, oxygenation, and heart rate patterns changed during the first 4 months of lactation in term breastfeeding infants...
  15. doi request reprint Validation of nipple diameter and tongue movement measurements with B-mode ultrasound during breastfeeding
    Holly L McClellan
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:1797-807. 2010
    ..This method provides objective measurements representative of tongue movement, and further investigation is required to ensure usefulness when examining sucking difficulties...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of the patterns of milk ejection during repeated breast expression sessions in women
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 6:183-90. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the consistency of milk ejections and milk expression characteristics within mothers at repeated expression sessions...
  17. pmc Milk ejection patterns: an intra- individual comparison of breastfeeding and pumping
    Hazel Gardner
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, M310, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, 6009, Western Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:156. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to compare milk ejection patterns during breastfeeding and expressing milk with an electric pump within mothers...
  18. pmc Oxygen Saturation and Suck-Swallow-Breathe Coordination of Term Infants during Breastfeeding and Feeding from a Teat Releasing Milk Only with Vacuum
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Int J Pediatr 2012:130769. 2012
    ..These patterns did not differ between the breast and the teat. Conclusion. These results suggest that vacuum may be conducive to safe and coordinated milk removal by the infant during both breast and bottle-feeding...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of warm breastshields on breast milk pumping
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
    J Hum Lact 27:331-8. 2011
    ..The data confirmed that use of the mother's maximum comfortable vacuum was more efficient than a vacuum of -125 mm Hg. Using a warm breastshield with an electric breast pump was comfortable and improved the efficiency of milk removal...
  20. pmc Gene expression in breastmilk cells is associated with maternal and infant characteristics
    Alecia Jane Twigger
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Sci Rep 5:12933. 2015
    ..Our findings highlight the heterogeneity of breastmilk cell content and its changes associated with characteristics of the breastfeeding dyad that may reflect changing infant needs. ..
  21. pmc Persistent Nipple Pain in Breastfeeding Mothers Associated with Abnormal Infant Tongue Movement
    Holly L McClellan
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:10833-45. 2015
    ..This may be associated with differences in the movement of the tongue. The aim was to analyse the intra-oral nipple shape and movement of the tongue of infants of mothers with and without nipple pain...
  22. pmc The Effects of Leptin on Breastfeeding Behaviour
    Anna M Cannon
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:12340-55. 2015
    ..001) indicating a possible 24-h pattern. Leptin dose (ng) was not associated with the time between feeds (p = 0.232). Further research should include analysis of whole breastmilk and other breastmilk fractions to extend these findings. ..
  23. pmc Human milk miRNAs primarily originate from the mammary gland resulting in unique miRNA profiles of fractionated milk
    Mohammed Alsaweed
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Sci Rep 6:20680. 2016
    ..Given the recently identified stability, uptake and functionality of food- and milk-derived miRNA in vivo, HM miRNA are likely to contribute to infant protection and development. ..
  24. doi request reprint Gastric Emptying and Curding of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk and Mother's Own Milk in Preterm Infants
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:125-9. 2015
    ..006). Curding did not affect emptying. Influences of fortification, pasteurization, and differing breast milk compositions are small and unlikely implicated in preterm feeding intolerance...
  25. doi request reprint Repeatability of gastric volume measurements and intragastric content using ultrasound in preterm infants
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 59:254-63. 2014
    ..Infant and feeding characteristics that may influence differences in measured gastric volumes, echogenicity, and intragastric curding were also explored...
  26. pmc MicroRNAs in Breastmilk and the Lactating Breast: Potential Immunoprotectors and Developmental Regulators for the Infant and the Mother
    Mohammed Alsaweed
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:13981-4020. 2015
    ..These findings will now form the basis for investigations of the role of microRNA in the epigenetic control of normal and aberrant mammary development, and particularly lactation performance. ..
  27. doi request reprint Human Milk MicroRNA and Total RNA Differ Depending on Milk Fractionation
    Mohammed Alsaweed
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Cell Biochem 116:2397-407. 2015
    ..These results suggest that careful consideration of both the human milk sample preparation and extraction protocols should be made prior to embarking upon research in this area...
  28. doi request reprint Levels of innate immune factors in preterm and term mothers' breast milk during the 1st month postpartum
    Stephanie Trend
    1Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Nutr 115:1178-93. 2016
    ..In conclusion, preterm breast milk contains significantly higher concentrations of some immune proteins than term breast milk. ..
  29. doi request reprint Influences of breast milk composition on gastric emptying in preterm infants
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 60:264-71. 2015
    ..Influences of infant gestation, age, and weight, and feed characteristics were also explored...
  30. pmc Using milk flow rate to investigate milk ejection in the left and right breasts during simultaneous breast expression in women
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:10. 2009
    ..In addition, the Showmilk was used to determine if milk ejection occurred simultaneously in both breasts during double pumping...
  31. doi request reprint Asynchronous milk ejection in human lactating breast: case series
    Hazel Gardner
    The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Hum Lact 31:254-9. 2015
    ..It has been assumed that milk ejection occurs in all alveoli simultaneously; however, animal studies have indicated that full alveoli eject milk sooner than less full alveoli, suggesting heterogeneous emptying of the mammary gland...
  32. pmc The effect of UV-C pasteurization on bacteriostatic properties and immunological proteins of donor human milk
    Lukas Christen
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia Carag AG, Baar, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e85867. 2013
    ..This study investigated the bacterial growth rate and the immunological protein concentration of ultraviolet (UV-C) irradiated, Holder pasteurized and untreated human milk...
  33. doi request reprint Validation of ultrasound methods to monitor gastric volume changes in preterm infants
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:741-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to validate 4 sonographic methods of estimating stomach volume for the purpose of monitoring changes in gastric volume over time and to describe the echogenic characteristics of milk feeds...
  34. doi request reprint Influences on breastfeeding outcomes for healthy term and preterm/sick infants
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:255-61. 2012
    ..This study investigated breastfeeding outcomes and factors associated with duration of breastfeeding in cohorts of healthy term and sick/preterm infants...
  35. pmc Immune cell-mediated protection of the mammary gland and the infant during breastfeeding
    Foteini Hassiotou
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Adv Nutr 6:267-75. 2015
    ....
  36. pmc Case report of nipple shield trauma associated with breastfeeding an infant with high intra-oral vacuum
    Sharon L Perrella
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, M310, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:155. 2015
    ..Knowledge of clinical signs associated with high intra-oral vacuum may facilitate early recognition of this unusual breastfeeding challenge...
  37. doi request reprint Cells in human milk: state of the science
    Foteini Hassiotou
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:171-82. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the current knowledge of breast milk cellular heterogeneity and discusses future prospects and potential applications...