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  1. Lactation and breast milk can hold great value and meaning for grieving mothers who have experienced a recent death of an infant. Donation to a human milk bank (HMB) as an alternative to discarding breast milk...

    Authors: Katherine E Carroll, Brydan S Lenne, Kerri McEgan, Gillian Opie, Lisa H Amir, Sandra Bredemeyer, Ben Hartmann, Rachel Jones, Pieter Koorts, Helen McConachy, Patricia Mumford and Jan Polverino
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:23
  2. Immediate and exclusive initiation of breastfeeding after delivery has been associated with better neonatal survival and child health and are recommended by the WHO. We report its impact on early infant feedin...

    Authors: Ingunn Marie S Engebretsen, Victoria Nankabirwa, Tanya Doherty, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Jolly Nankunda, Lars Thore Fadnes, Eva-Charlotte Ekström, Vundli Ramokolo, Nicolas Meda, Halvor Sommerfelt, Debra Jackson, Thorkild Tylleskär and James K Tumwine
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:19
  3. Accurate measurement of the duration of exclusive breastfeeding is complicated by factors related to definitions, timing, duration of recall, methods of analysis, and sample biases. Clearly prospective methods...

    Authors: Ted Greiner
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:18
  4. Cosmetic breast augmentation (breast implants) is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures worldwide and uptake in high income countries has increased in the last two decades. Women need information a...

    Authors: Michal Schiff, Charles S Algert, Amanda Ampt, Mark S Sywak and Christine L Roberts
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:17
  5. Cross-cultural adaptation is a necessary process to effectively use existing instruments in other cultural and language settings. The process of cross-culturally adapting, including translation, of existing in...

    Authors: Emily L Tuthill, Lisa M Butler, Jacqueline M McGrath, Regina M Cusson, Gracia Nokhaya Makiwane, Robert K Gable and Jeffrey D Fisher
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:16
  6. The World Health Organization recommends promoting exclusive breastfeeding for six months. Women often end breastfeeding earlier than planned, however women who continue to breastfeed despite problems often ex...

    Authors: Ingrid Blixt, Lena B Mårtensson and Anette C Ekström
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:15
  7. Infant feeding is governed by environmental as well as cultural factors. Breastfeeding knowledge and attitudes are known to be associated with breastfeeding duration. This study investigated breastfeeding info...

    Authors: Rajendra Karkee, Andy H Lee, Vishnu Khanal and Colin W Binns
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:14
  8. Although breastfeeding is almost universal in Ethiopia, only 52% newborns benefited from early initiation in 2011. Early initiation is one of the recommended interventions for saving newborn lives but its pote...

    Authors: Mihretab Melesse Salasibew, Suzanne Filteau and Tanya Marchant
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:13
  9. Despite evidence supporting the importance of breastfeeding to child health, breastfeeding practices remain suboptimal in Vietnam. There is currently little evidence on the importance of breastfeeding in the p...

    Authors: Nemat Hajeebhoy, Phuong H Nguyen, Priya Mannava, Tuan T Nguyen and Lan Tran Mai
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:12
  10. Health care workers have a duty to promote and support breastfeeding among their clients. Although their ability to do this may be influenced by their knowledge and personal experience; little is known about b...

    Authors: Berihun Assefa Dachew and Berhanu Boru Bifftu
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:11
  11. Hospitals have a role to play in supporting, protecting and promoting breastfeeding. The aim of this study was to describe hospital breastfeeding policy and practices and breastfeeding rates among mothers atte...

    Authors: Idowu O Senbanjo, Kazeem A Oshikoya, Okeoghene A Ogbera, Kikelomo O Wright and Alexandra L Anga
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:10
  12. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) means that the infant receives only breast milk for the first six months of life after birth. In Bangladesh, the prevalence of EBF remained largely unchanged for nearly two decade...

    Authors: Prakash Chandra Joshi, Mirak Raj Angdembe, Sumon Kumar Das, Shahnawaz Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque and Tahmeed Ahmed
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:7
  13. Malnutrition is an underlying factor in more than 50% of the major cause of infant mortality-Pneumonia, diarrhoeal disease and measles which account for 70% of infant mortality. Therefore, programs to promote ...

    Authors: Stanley Onah, Donatus Ignatius Chidiebere Osuorah, Joy Ebenebe, Clement Ezechukwu, Uchenna Ekwochi and Ifeyinwa Ndukwu
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:6
  14. Breast milk is the normal way to feed infants and is accepted worldwide as the optimal first source of nutrition. Though the majority intend to breastfeed, many mothers of sick, hospitalized newborns, particul...

    Authors: Julia Panczuk, Sharon Unger, Deborah O’Connor and Shoo K Lee
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:4
  15. The editor of International Breastfeeding Journal would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).

    Authors: Lisa Amir
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:3
  16. Breastfeeding is viewed as the optimal method of infant feeding that provides many benefits to both the infant and the mother. The monitoring and reporting of breastfeeding indicators are essential for any cou...

    Authors: Daifellah AM Al Juaid, Colin W Binns and Roslyn C Giglia
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:1
  17. Breastfeeding self-efficacy (BFSE) supports breastfeeding initiation and duration. Challenges to breastfeeding may undermine BFSE, but second-line strategies including nipple shields, syringe, cup, supply line...

    Authors: Frances Keemer
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:18
  18. Despite the well-recognized effectiveness of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant life for reducing infant mortality, adherence to this practice is not widespread in the developing wor...

    Authors: Jerzy Kuzma
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:16
  19. Breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of infants. World Health Organization (WHO) recommend exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for six months which has a ...

    Authors: Abdulbasit Musa Seid, Melkie Edris Yesuf and Digsu Negese Koye
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:14
  20. Mothers are encouraged to practice exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a child’s life. The general objective of the study was to assess the predictors of exclusive breastfeeding among mothers i...

    Authors: Anthony Mwinilanaa Tampah-Naah and Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:13
  21. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is a simple and cost-effective intervention to improve child health and survival. Effective EBF has been estimated to avert 13% - 15% of under-five mortality and contribute to red...

    Authors: Melina Mgongo, Mary V Mosha, Jacqueline G Uriyo, Sia E Msuya and Babill Stray-Pedersen
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:12
  22. Although breastfeeding is almost universally accepted in the Democratic Republic (DR) of Congo, by the age of 2 to 3 months 65% of children are receiving something other than human milk. We sought to describe ...

    Authors: Marcel Yotebieng, Jean Lambert Chalachala, Miriam Labbok and Frieda Behets
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:11
  23. A prelacteal feed is any food except mother’s milk provided to a newborn before initiating breastfeeding. Prelacteal feeding is a major barrier to exclusive breastfeeding. It is a prevalent practice in Nepal. ...

    Authors: Vishnu Khanal, Mandira Adhikari, Kay Sauer and Yun Zhao
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:9
  24. Exclusive breastfeeding in infants aged under six months is a simple and cost-effective feeding method that ensures better infant and child survival and boosts the achievement of child related Millennium Devel...

    Authors: Gudina Egata, Yemane Berhane and Alemayehu Worku
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:8
  25. The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months of age. Maternal attitudes toward infant feeding are correlated with chosen feeding method and breastfeeding duration. The Iowa I...

    Authors: Katherine E Holbrook, Mary C White, Melvin B Heyman and Janet M Wojcicki
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:7
  26. Interventions to prevent mother to child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during childbirth and breastfeeding can reduce HIV infections in infants to less than 5% in low and middle income cou...

    Authors: Lisa M Vallely, Angela Kelly, Martha Kupul, Ruthy Neo, Voletta Fiya, John M Kaldor, Glen DL Mola and Heather Worth
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:6
  27. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding are maternity practices proven to support successful achievement of exclusive breastfeeding. They also are the basis for the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiati...

    Authors: Miriam H Labbok, Emily C Taylor and Nathan C Nickel
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:5
  28. Many women find breastfeeding challenging to sustain beyond the first three postpartum months. Women rely on a variety of resources to aid and encourage breastfeeding, including ‘partner support’. Women’s perc...

    Authors: Cynthia A Mannion, Amy J Hobbs, Sheila W McDonald and Suzanne C Tough
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:4
  29. Infants with latch-on problems cause stress for parents and staff, often resulting in early termination of breastfeeding. Healthy newborns experiencing skin-to-skin contact at birth are pre-programmed to find ...

    Authors: Kristin E Svensson, Marianne I Velandia, Ann-Sofi T Matthiesen, Barbara L Welles-Nyström and Ann-Marie E Widström
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2013 8:1
  30. No large scale studies on breastfeeding onset patterns have been carried out in Spain. This work aims to explore the prevalence and the risk factors for not initiating breastfeeding in hospitals from Catalonia...

    Authors: Isabel Río, Álvaro Luque, Adela Castelló-Pastor, María del Val Sandín-Vázquez, Rosana Larraz, Carmen Barona, Mireia Jané and Francisco Bolúmar
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:22
  31. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) during the early months of life reduce infant morbidity and mortality. Current recommendation in Sri Lanka is to continue exclusive breastfeeding up to six months of age. Exclusiv...

    Authors: Priyantha J Perera, Nayomi Ranathunga, Meranthi P Fernando, Wikum Sampath and Gayni B Samaranayake
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:21
  32. For mothers with diabetes, breastfeeding is a great challenge due to their struggle with potentially unstable blood glucose levels. This paper explores breastfeeding attitudes and impact of breastfeeding on th...

    Authors: Marie Berg, Lena-Karin Erlandsson and Carina Sparud-Lundin
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:20
  33. Early skin-to-skin contact (SSC) after birth is recommended as part of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) baby friendly health initiative to promote optimum breastfeeding. This paper reports rates of ...

    Authors: Adrienne L White, Verena I Carrara, Moo Kho Paw, Malika, ColleyPaw Dahbu, Mechthild M Gross, Wolfgang Stuetz, Francois H Nosten and Rose McGready
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:19
  34. Exclusive breastfeeding is defined as feeding infants only breast milk, be it directly from breast or expressed, with no addition of any liquid or solids apart from drops or syrups consisting of vitamins, mine...

    Authors: Tesfaye Setegn, Tefera Belachew, Mulusew Gerbaba, Kebede Deribe, Amare Deribew and Sibhatu Biadgilign
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:17
  35. To investigate and examine the factors associated with initiation of, and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge of, late preterm (34 0/7 - 36 6/7 weeks) compared to 37 week gestation (37 0/7 - 37 6/7 week...

    Authors: Jennifer Ayton, Emily Hansen, Stephen Quinn and Mark Nelson
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:16
  36. The Japanese health system places great emphasis on healthy development. However, the prevalence of Exclusive Breastfeeding at one month postpartum between 1980 and 2005 has remained unchanged, fluctuating bet...

    Authors: Madoka Inoue, Colin W Binns, Keiko Otsuka, Masamine Jimba and Manami Matsubara
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:15
  37. Teen mothers face many challenges to successful breastfeeding and are less likely to breastfeed than any other population group in the U.S. Few studies have investigated this population; all prior studies are ...

    Authors: Paige Hall Smith, Sheryl L Coley, Miriam H Labbok, Susan Cupito and Eva Nwokah
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:13
  38. Infant and young child feeding is critical for child health and survival. Proportion of infants 0–5 months who are fed exclusively with breast milk is a common indicator used for monitoring and evaluating infa...

    Authors: Xiaodong Cai, Tessa Wardlaw and David W Brown
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:12
  39. Many women are unable to practice exclusive breastfeeding because they are separated from their infants while working. Expressing their breast milk helps them to continue breastfeeding. This study explores the...

    Authors: Tengku Alina Tengku Ismail, Zaharah Sulaiman, Rohana Jalil, Wan Manan Wan Muda and Nik Normanieza Nik Man
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:11

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