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Question

What is the relationship between beverage consumption during lactation and human milk composition and quantity?

Approach to Answering the Question
NESR Systematic Review

Subcommittee
Beverages and Added Sugars Subcommittee

Systematic Review Protocol
Developed for each scientific question being examined, the protocol describes the plan for how the systematic review will be conducted. The protocol provides the: 

  • Analytic framework, 
  • Literature search and screening plan, and 
  • Literature search and screening results. 

For this question, the quantities, proportions, variety or combinations of different beverages in diets will be examined. Studies that examine a specific beverage or beverage group will also be considered. In addition, the outcomes include human milk composition (certain macronutrients, water soluble vitamins, fat soluble vitamins, minerals, human milk oligosaccharides, and bioactive proteins) and human milk quantity assessed in milk collected fourteen or more days postpartum.

For additional details, see the full protocol for the question, what is the relationship between beverage consumption during lactation and human milk composition and quantity? This protocol is up-to-date as of: 10/22/2019.

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Draft Conclusion
This page will be updated with the draft conclusion once it has been developed. Draft conclusions are not considered final until they have been deliberated with and decided upon by the full Committee and published in the Committee’s report.