Maternal Omega Use in pregnancy decreases IL-6 levels in breastmilk

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Atan Sahın O. N. , Özpınar A. , Serdar M. A.

Excellence in Pediatrics, Kobenhavn, Danimarka, 5 - 07 Aralık 2019, cilt.1, sa.1, ss.47-48

  • Cilt numarası: 1
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Kobenhavn
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Danimarka
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.47-48


Anti-inflammatory roperties of LC-PUFA fatty acids DHA and EPA  are very well known in humans. In our study we assessed the interrelationships between breastmilk IL-6, Leptin and breastmilk fattyacids, including PUFAs between women who used omega-3 during pregnancy and who did not, .Lactating women and their babies were involved in the study. Part,c,pants were robustly phenotyped along with their infants at 4-12 weeks postpartum. IL-6, Leptin fatty acids were evaluated by ELISA and GC-FID. IL-6 levels in breastmilk of women who used omega-3 were significantly lower