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  1. Research

    Intervention based on BASNEF model increases exclusive breastfeeding in preterm infants in Iran: a randomized controlled trial

    The objective of this study is to determine the effect of a consultation model, Beliefs, Attitudes, Subjective Norms and Enabling Factors (BASNEF), and the counselling steps using GATHER-Greet clients, Ask cli...

    Sheler Ahmadi, Farideh Kazemi, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi, Parisa Parsa and Ghodratollah Roshanaei

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:30

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  2. Meeting abstracts

    Selected abstracts from the Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference 2016

    A1. Infant feeding and poverty: a public health perspective in a global context

    Lisa H. Amir, Alessandra Bazzano, Shelley Thibeau, Katherine P. Theall, Anna Blair, Karin Cadwell, Emily A. Bronson, Elizabeth C. Brooks, Jodine Chase, Ellen Chetwynd, Rebecca Costello, Kathryn Wouk, Lindsey Dermid-Gray, Stephanie Devane-Johnson, Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Miriam Labbok…

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11(Suppl 1):26

    Published on: 10 October 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  3. Research

    Prevalence of timely breastfeeding initiation and associated factors in Dembecha district, North West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

    Early initiation of breastfeeding is a simple and cost effective intervention to advance the health of mothers and newborn babies. A large number of neonatal deaths could be prevented if infants were breastfed...

    Abebe Bimerew, Muluken Teshome and Getachew Mullu Kassa

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:28

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  4. Research

    Prevalence and associated factors of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers at Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

    Timely initiation of breastfeeding is defined as putting the newborn to breast within one hour of birth. It serves as the starting point for continuum of care for the newborn health and development. In Ethiopi...

    Getachew Tilahun, Getu Degu, Telake Azale and Askal Tigabu

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:27

    Published on: 3 October 2016

  5. Research

    Prevalence and associated factors of non-exclusive breastfeeding of infants during the first six months in rural area of Sorro District, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

    Despite the importance of exclusive breastfeeding, a wide number of mothers practice non-exclusive breastfeeding in Ethiopia. Therefore, this study aimed to identify prevalence and factors associated with non-...

    Tegegn Tadesse, Firehiwot Mesfin and Tefera Chane

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:25

    Published on: 20 September 2016

  6. Research

    Employers’ perspective of workplace breastfeeding support in Karachi, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study

    Breastfeeding is considered to be an important measure to achieve optimum health outcomes for children, women’s return to work has frequently been found to be a main contributor to the early discontinuation of...

    Jamil Ahmed Soomro, Zeeshan Noor Shaikh, Tennegedara Buhary Saheer and Suhail Ahmed Bijarani

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:24

    Published on: 6 September 2016

  7. Commentary

    Probiotics and mastitis: evidence-based marketing?

    Probiotics are defined as live micro-organisms, which when administered in adequate amounts, confer health benefits on the host. Scientists have isolated various strains of Lactobacilli from human milk (such as L...

    Lisa H. Amir, Laura Griffin, Meabh Cullinane and Suzanne M. Garland

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:19

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  8. Research

    Factors associated with prelacteal feeding in the rural population of northwest Ethiopia: a community cross-sectional study

    Prelacteal feeding has continued as a deep-rooted nutritional malpractice in developing countries. Prelacteal feeding is a barrier for implementation of optimal breastfeeding practices, and increases the risk ...

    Amare Tariku, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Molla Mesele Wassie, Abebaw Gebeyehu and Azeb Atinafu Getie

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:14

    Published on: 25 May 2016

  9. Research

    Breastfeeding practices on postnatal wards in urban and rural areas of the Deyang region, Sichuan province of China

    Despite the efforts that have been made to promote breastfeeding in China since the 1990s, there is still a very low prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding. The objective of this study was to assess the current...

    Haoyue Gao, Qi Wang, Elizabeth Hormann, Wolfgang Stuetz, Caroline Stiller, Hans Konrad Biesalski and Veronika Scherbaum

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:11

    Published on: 14 May 2016

  10. Research

    “When you give birth you will not be without your mother” A mixed methods study of advice on breastfeeding for first-time mothers in rural coastal Kenya

    Exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life is currently recommended by the World Health Organization, but mixed feeding earlier than this commonly occurs in rural coastal Kenya. Mothers may receive...

    Alison W. Talbert, Moses Ngari, Benjamin Tsofa, Lazarus Mramba, Edward Mumbo, James A. Berkley and Martha Mwangome

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:10

    Published on: 26 April 2016

  11. Research

    Associations between perceived value of exclusive breastfeeding among pregnant women in the United States and exclusive breastfeeding to three and six months postpartum: a prospective study

    Successful breastfeeding often starts with prenatally established intention. Yet, few mothers with the intention to exclusively breastfeed achieve their intended breastfeeding duration goal. This study examine...

    Uche H. Nnebe-Agumadu, Elizabeth F. Racine, Sarah B. Laditka and Maren J. Coffman

    International Breastfeeding Journal 2016 11:8

    Published on: 12 April 2016

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