Peter E Hartmann

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Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The lactating breast: an overview from down under
    Peter E Hartmann
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 2:3-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasound to characterize milk ejection in women using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Hum Lact 21:421-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships between symptoms and changes in breast physiology during lactation mastitis
    Catherine M Fetherston
    Attadale Private Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:136-45. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of fish oil supplementation in pregnancy on breast milk fatty acid composition over the course of lactation: a randomized controlled trial
    Janet A Dunstan
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009
    Pediatr Res 62:689-94. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Nutrition of premature infants--using breast milk on the neonatal intensive care unit]
    Peter E Hartmann
    Kinderkrankenschwester 27:249-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Milk flow rates can be used to identify and investigate milk ejection in women expressing breast milk using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:14-23. 2006
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of short-term variations in casein and whey proteins in breast milk of term mothers
    Sadaf Khan
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:136-41. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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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  1. ncbi request reprint The lactating breast: an overview from down under
    Peter E Hartmann
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 2:3-9. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasound to characterize milk ejection in women using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Hum Lact 21:421-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, milk ejection characteristics and efficiency of milk expression did not change in response to different expression patterns...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships between symptoms and changes in breast physiology during lactation mastitis
    Catherine M Fetherston
    Attadale Private Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:136-45. 2006
    ..The objective was to investigate changes in milk composition that reflect variations in breast permeability, milk synthesis, and immune response in women before, during, and after mastitis...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of fish oil supplementation in pregnancy on breast milk fatty acid composition over the course of lactation: a randomized controlled trial
    Janet A Dunstan
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009
    Pediatr Res 62:689-94. 2007
    ..Thus, supplementation in pregnancy was associated with increased n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) in breast milk, particularly in early lactation, and this was positively associated with infant DHA status at 1 y...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Nutrition of premature infants--using breast milk on the neonatal intensive care unit]
    Peter E Hartmann
    Kinderkrankenschwester 27:249-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Milk flow rates can be used to identify and investigate milk ejection in women expressing breast milk using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:14-23. 2006
    ..This direct relationship between increases in duct diameter and acute increases in milk flow rates suggests that changes in flow rates can be used to identify milk ejection in the absence of ultrasound data...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of short-term variations in casein and whey proteins in breast milk of term mothers
    Sadaf Khan
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:136-41. 2012
    ..This has implications for developing an appropriate sampling protocol for investigating the influence of milk composition on gastric emptying and infants' feeding behaviour...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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. ..
  13. doi request reprint Disrupted secretory activation of the mammary gland after antenatal glucocorticoid treatment in sheep
    Jennifer J Henderson
    School of Women s and Infants Health, M550, King Edward Memorial Hospital, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia 6008, Australia
    Reproduction 136:649-55. 2008
    ..This study demonstrated that, in sheep, antenatal glucocorticoid administration disrupted secretory activation, causing precocious mammary secretion before parturition and compromising postpartum milk production and lamb growth...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of antenatal corticosteroids on urinary markers of the initiation of lactation in pregnant women
    Jennifer J Henderson
    School of Women s and Infants Health, The University of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 4:201-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of antenatal corticosteroid treatment on mammary secretion during pregnancy in women...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in breastfeeding patterns from 1 to 6 months of lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 8:401-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to assist clinicians in supporting breastfeeding mothers by providing evidence-based information on expected changes in breastfeeding patterns and milk intake during exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months...
  18. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of protein glycosylation and β-casein phosphorylation in term and preterm human milk during the first 2 months of lactation
    Claire E Molinari
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Nutr 110:105-15. 2013
    ..The phosphorylation of β-casein varied significantly between term and preterm milk. Further investigation is required to determine whether these modifications affect protein function and are clinically important to preterm infants...
  19. doi request reprint Dynamics of milk removal during simultaneous breast expression in women
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:100-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the dynamics of milk removal during breast expression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of vacuum profile on breast milk expression using an electric breast pump
    Leon R Mitoulas
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 18:353-60. 2002
    ..Breastfeeding characteristics did not differ between poor and successful expressers. These results show that breast milk expression by an electric breast pump can be influenced by the vacuum pattern...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physiology of lactation in preterm mothers: initiation and maintenance
    Peter E Hartmann
    School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, 6009
    Pediatr Ann 32:351-5. 2003
  22. doi request reprint Design and characterization of a human milk product for the preterm infant
    Charles Czank
    Discipline of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 5:59-66. 2010
    ..Human milk products (HMP) are an alternative to commercially available fortifiers, but their preparation is likely to result in modifications to the qualities of human milk...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Variation in fat, lactose, and protein composition in breast milk over 24 hours: associations with infant feeding patterns
    Sadaf Khan
    The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:81-9. 2013
    ..Data regarding the association between breast milk composition and infant feeding patterns (frequency and amount of breast milk taken) would help in understanding the regulation of food intake in breastfed infants...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Response of breasts to different stimulation patterns of an electric breast pump
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia
    J Hum Lact 19:179-86; quiz 87-8, 218. 2003
    ..Milk ejection in response to breastfeeding occurred after 56 +/- 4 s. The applied vacuum affected the amount of milk that was removed up to 50 to 70 s after milk ejection but not the time for milk ejection...
  27. ncbi request reprint Initiation of lactation in women after preterm delivery
    Mark D Cregan
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:870-7. 2002
    ..Lactogenesis II describes the onset of copious milk secretion, and the success of lactogenesis II has been determined in women by measuring the changes in the composition of mammary secretion in the immediate postpartum period...
  28. ncbi request reprint Excretion of lactose in urine as a measure of increased permeability of the lactating breast during inflammation
    Catherine M Fetherston
    Attadale Private Hospital, 21 Hislop Road, Attadale 6156, Western Australia, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:20-5. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Volume and frequency of breastfeedings and fat content of breast milk throughout the day
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 117:e387-95. 2006
    ..We aimed to provide information that can be used as a guide to clinicians when advising breastfeeding mothers on normal lactation with regard to the frequency and volume of breastfeedings and the fat content of breast milk...
  30. 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. ..
  31. doi request reprint Investigation of short-term variations in term breast milk composition during repeated breast expression sessions
    Sadaf Khan
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:196-204. 2013
    ..Breast milk composition can be affected by several factors, and it can exhibit short-term (weekly) variations. Investigating variations in breast milk composition is important to accurately estimate nutrient requirements of the infant...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Infant intake of fatty acids from human milk over the first year of lactation
    Leon R Mitoulas
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Nutr 90:979-86. 2003
    ..093 (SD 0.031) and 0.049 (SD 0.021) g respectively. These results suggest that variation in proportions of fatty acids may not translate to variation in the amount delivered and that milk production and fat content need to be considered...
  34. doi request reprint Effect of preterm birth and antenatal corticosteroid treatment on lactogenesis II in women
    Jennifer J Henderson
    School of Women s and Infants Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 121:e92-100. 2008
    ..The onset of copious milk secretion after birth is known as lactogenesis II. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of preterm birth and antenatal corticosteroids on the timing of lactogenesis II after birth...
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Longitudinal study of pesticide residue levels in human milk from Western Australia during 12 months of lactation: Exposure assessment for infants
    Jian Du
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Sci Rep 6:38355. 2016
    ..Further, the ADI decreased significantly throughout the first 12 months of lactation...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Proteome mapping of human skim milk proteins in term and preterm milk
    Claire E Molinari
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, 6009, Australia
    J Proteome Res 11:1696-714. 2012
    ..Twenty-eight proteins were present at higher levels in preterm milk, and 27 were present at higher levels in term milk...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Simultaneous pasteurization and homogenization of human milk by combining heat and ultrasound: effect on milk quality
    Charles Czank
    Discipline of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
    J Dairy Res 77:183-9. 2010
    ..However, further studies are required to assess the practicality of applying this technique routinely to donor human milk...
  43. doi request reprint Measuring milk synthesis in breastfeeding mothers
    Ching Tat Lai
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 5:103-7. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Pesticides in human milk of Western Australian women and their influence on infant growth outcomes: A cross-sectional study
    Jian Du
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Perth, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
    Chemosphere 167:247-254. 2016
    ..The DDTs levels in WA have also significantly decreased by 42 - fold since the 1970s and are currently the lowest in Australia...
  45. doi request reprint Determinants of body composition in breastfed infants using bioimpedance spectroscopy and ultrasound skinfolds - methods comparison
    Zoya Gridneva
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatr Res . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of both methods in determining percentage fat mass (%FM) in breastfed infants...
  46. doi request reprint Milk ejection patterns remain consistent during the first and second lactations
    Hazel Gardner
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, M310, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009
    Am J Hum Biol . 2017
    ..Little is known about the milk ejection characteristics during the second lactation period in the same mother. The objective of this study was to examine milk ejection characteristics in the same woman over two lactations...
  47. doi request reprint Ultrasonication and the quality of human milk: variation of power and time of exposure
    Lukas Christen
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, M310, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Dairy Res 79:361-6. 2012
    ..Alternatively, the use of lower power settings such as the 26 W used in the present studies would require a cooling system to ensure the human milk BSSL was protected against temperature denaturation...
  48. doi request reprint Evaluation of a mid-infrared analyzer for the determination of the macronutrient composition of human milk
    Ylenia S Casadio
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, School of Biomedical, Bimolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 26:376-83. 2010
    ..The intra-assay variation for the HMA for all macronutrients was less than 4%. It is concluded that that with appropriate sample preparation, the mid-infrared HMA can provide a practical measurement of macronutrients in human milk...
  49. ncbi request reprint Why calcium in breastmilk is independent of maternal dietary calcium and vitamin D
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Breastfeed Rev 17:5-11. 2009
    ..Understanding these interactions clarifies why the concentration of calcium in breastmilk is not affected by manipulations of maternal dietary calcium and vitamin D...
  50. ncbi request reprint Severity of mastitis symptoms as a predictor of C-reactive protein in milk and blood during lactation
    Catherine M Fetherston
    Attadale Private Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:127-35. 2006
    ..To investigate the presence of C-reactive protein (CRP) in breast milk and any relationship between changes in CRP in breast milk and blood, and the severity of systemic and breast symptoms experienced during mastitis...
  51. pmc Effect of Human Milk Appetite Hormones, Macronutrients, and Infant Characteristics on Gastric Emptying and Breastfeeding Patterns of Term Fully Breastfed Infants
    Zoya Gridneva
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Nutrients 9:. 2016
    ..92, 3.66], p = 0.002) and dose (0.02 [0.01, 0.03], p = 0.005), and lower casein:whey ratio (-65.89 [-107.13, -2.66], p = 0.003). FV and HM composition influence GE and breastfeeding patterns in term breastfed infants...
  52. pmc Human Milk Cells and Lipids Conserve Numerous Known and Novel miRNAs, Some of Which Are Differentially Expressed during Lactation
    Mohammed Alsaweed
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0152610. 2016
    ..This may reflect the remodeling of the gland in response to infant feeding patterns, which usually change after exclusive breastfeeding, suggesting adaptation to the infant's needs. ..
  53. pmc Human Milk Cells Contain Numerous miRNAs that May Change with Milk Removal and Regulate Multiple Physiological Processes
    Mohammed Alsaweed
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
    ..They are also involved in the control of body fluid balance, thirst, appetite, immune response, and development, implicating their functional significance for the infant. ..
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Comparing different methods of human breast milk fortification using measured v. assumed macronutrient composition to target reference growth: a randomised controlled trial
    Gemma McLeod
    1School of Paediatrics and Child Health, Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Nutr 115:431-9. 2016
    ..Guidance around safe upper levels of milk fortification is needed...
  56. 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. ..
  57. 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. ..
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Four-week nutritional audit of preterm infants born <33 weeks gestation
    Gemma McLeod
    Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E332-9. 2013
    ....
  60. pmc Simultaneous breast expression in breastfeeding women is more efficacious than sequential breast expression
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:442-7. 2012
    ..Simultaneous (SIM) breast expression saves mothers time compared with sequential (SEQ) expression, but it remains unclear whether the two methods differ in milk output efficiency and efficacy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of breast milk expression using an electric breast pump
    Leon R Mitoulas
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    J Hum Lact 18:344-52. 2002
    ..Furthermore, this study is the first to establish protocols that allow for the objective determination of breast pump efficacy...
  62. doi request reprint Retention of the immunological proteins of pasteurized human milk in relation to pasteurizer design and practice
    Charles Czank
    Discipline of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
    Pediatr Res 66:374-9. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that optimizing pasteurization temperature and improving pasteurizer design enhances the quality of pasteurized donor human milk...
  63. doi request reprint Evolution of lactation: nutrition v. protection with special reference to five mammalian species
    Holly L McClellan
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Nutr Res Rev 21:97-116. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Milk removal from the breast
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Breastfeed Rev 13:5-7. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of milk ejection in the breast of lactating women
    Donna T Ramsay
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Pediatrics 113:361-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that milk ejection would cause an increase in milk-duct diameter that could be observed noninvasively with ultrasound, and this could be used to investigate the physiology of milk ejection in women...
  66. 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. ..
  67. doi request reprint Impact of Measuring Milk Production by Test Weighing on Breastfeeding Confidence in Mothers of Term Infants
    Jacqueline C Kent
    1 School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 10:318-25. 2015
    ..This study aimed to determine if this technique affects breastfeeding confidence of mothers of term infants...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Variation in fat, lactose and protein in human milk over 24 h and throughout the first year of lactation
    Leon R Mitoulas
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Australia
    Br J Nutr 88:29-37. 2002
    ....
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Identification of nestin-positive putative mammary stem cells in human breastmilk
    Mark D Cregan
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, M310, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Cell Tissue Res 329:129-36. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Initiation of human lactation: secretory differentiation and secretory activation
    Wei Wei Pang
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, M310, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, 6009, WA, Australia
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 12:211-21. 2007
    ..This review describes the works of pioneers that have led to our current understanding of the biochemical and endocrinological processes involved in the initiation of human lactation...
  74. pmc Dose-effect study of domperidone as a galactagogue in preterm mothers with insufficient milk supply, and its transfer into milk
    Elise W X Wan
    Pharmacology and Anaesthesiology Unit, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:283-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the possibility of a dose-response relationship for the use of domperidone in treating insufficient milk supply in mothers of preterm infants, and to quantify the exposure of the breastfed infant to domperidone...
  75. ncbi request reprint Intramammary pressure in the lactating sow in response to oxytocin and during natural milk ejections throughout lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    J Dairy Res 70:131-8. 2003
    ..We found that the growth rate of piglets did not depend on IMP amplitude or duration, but we suggest that it may depend on the frequency of suckling and/or the ability of piglets to withdraw milk while it is available...
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Breastmilk is a novel source of stem cells with multilineage differentiation potential
    Foteini Hassiotou
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Stem Cells 30:2164-74. 2012
    ..They also highlight the potential of these cells to be used as novel models to understand adult stem cell plasticity and breast cancer, with potential use in bioengineering and tissue regeneration...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. pmc At the dawn of a new discovery: the potential of breast milk stem cells
    Foteini Hassiotou
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Adv Nutr 5:770-8. 2014
    ..This review summarizes the latest knowledge on breast milk stem cells, and discusses their known in vitro and in vivo attributes as well as potential functions and applications...
  81. ncbi request reprint Milk prolactin, feed volume and duration between feeds in women breastfeeding their full-term infants over a 24 h period
    Mark D Cregan
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
    Exp Physiol 87:207-14. 2002
    ..This is consistent with the observation that prolactin uptake from the blood by the lactocyte is dependent on the fullness of the breast, such that prolactin uptake may be inhibited in full alveoli...
  82. ncbi request reprint The synthesis of 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-D-galactopyranose, and their evaluation as nutritional supplements for pre-term infants
    Peter J Meloncelli
    Chemistry M313, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Carbohydr Res 342:1793-804. 2007
    ..Only the last disaccharide showed any hydrolysis by alpha-glycosidases but this success was not emulated by mucosal extracts from the small intestine of the pig...
  83. pmc A method for standardizing the fat content of human milk for use in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Charles Czank
    Discipline of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biochemical and Chemical Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:3. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a simple method for reducing the variation in fat and energy content of human milk prior to fortification such that the infant receives a diet of known composition...
  84. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a user-friendly centrifuge for measuring creamatocrits on mothers' milk in the clinical setting
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 1:79-87. 2006
    ..95) and calories (r = 0.94) were very high. The authors conclude that the Creamatocrit Plus can replace cumbersome laboratory equipment for measuring CRCTs in the clinical setting...
  85. pmc Pseudoephedrine: effects on milk production in women and estimation of infant exposure via breastmilk
    Khalidah Aljazaf
    Department of Medical Imaging, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Western Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 56:18-24. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of pseudoephedrine on breast blood flow, temperature and milk production, and to estimate the likely infant dose during breastfeeding...