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Breastfeeding Does Not Protect Against Urinary Tract Infection in the First 3 Months of... - 0 views

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    Breastfeeding does not protect against urinary tract infection in the first 3 months of life, but vitamin D supplementation increases the risk by 76%.
    Katikaneni R, Ponnapakkam T, Ponnapakkam A, Gensure R.
    Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 Sep;48(7):750-5. Epub 2009 Mar 4.
    PMID: 19264720
    DOI: 10.1177/0009922809332588

    The relative risk of UTI with breastfeeding versus formula feeding was 1.03 (0.58-1.82), and any breastfeeding versus no breastfeeding was 0.92 (0.58-1.45). Vitamin D supplementation increased the UTI risk, with a relative risk of 1.76 (1.07-2.91, P < .05). However, only formula-fed infants showed an increased risk of UTI after vitamin D supplementation.
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