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  1. Content type: Commentary

    Lactation mastitis is a common, but poorly understood, inflammatory breast disease that is a significant health burden. A better understanding of the aetiology of mastitis is urgently required, and will assist...

    Authors: Wendy V Ingman, Danielle J Glynn and Mark R Hutchinson

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:12

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  2. Content type: Research

    A number of significant recent research studies have used techniques of economic modelling to demonstrate the potential benefits of increasing breastfeeding rates in the UK overall, and specifically in neonata...

    Authors: Karin Lowson, Clare Offer, Julie Watson, Bill McGuire and Mary J Renfrew

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:11

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  3. Content type: Research

    Early breastfeeding cessation is common in many regions of the world despite high breastfeeding initiation rates and strong evidence of the health benefits to both mother and infant. This research investigated...

    Authors: Marie Dietrich Leurer and Eunice Misskey

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:10

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  4. Content type: Research

    Despite scientific evidence substantiating the importance of breastfeeding in child survival and development and its economic benefits, assessments show gaps in many countries’ implementation of the 2003 WHO a...

    Authors: Radha Holla-Bhar, Alessandro Iellamo, Arun Gupta, Julie P Smith and Jai Prakash Dadhich

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:8

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  5. Content type: Research

    Appropriate feeding is important in improving nutrition and child survival. Documentation of knowledge of caregiver on infant feeding is scanty in Zambia. The aim of this study was to describe feeding practice...

    Authors: Mary Katepa-Bwalya, Victor Mukonka, Chipepo Kankasa, Freddie Masaninga, Olusegun Babaniyi and Seter Siziya

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:5

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  6. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The editor of International Breastfeeding Journal would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 9 (2014).

    Authors: Lisa H Amir

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) aims to promote and support breastfeeding. Globally, around 20,000 facilities have been designated Baby-Friendly. In Austria, however, only 16% of the maternity uni...

    Authors: Christina C Wieczorek, Hermann Schmied, Thomas E Dorner and Wolfgang Dür

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    In Ethiopia national breastfeeding practice is poor because of traditional and cultural beliefs, low educational levels, heavy workload of mothers, poor sanitary conditions, type of assistance at delivery, dur...

    Authors: Bahre Teka, Huruy Assefa and Kiday Haileslassie

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:2

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  9. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding is the most widely known and effective intervention for preventing early-childhood deaths. Optimum breastfeeding practices can prevent 1.4 million deaths worldwide among children under ...

    Authors: Getnet Mekuria and Melkie Edris

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:1

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  10. Content type: Research

    Clinical guidelines aim to improve patient outcomes by providing recommendations on appropriate healthcare for specific clinical conditions. Scientific evidence produced over time leads to change in clinical g...

    Authors: Elizabeth H Shayo, Bodil Bø Våga, Karen Marie Moland, Peter Kamuzora and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:188

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    On a regular basis there is an outcry about a mother who has been told to cover up or move away from a public area while she is breastfeeding. Mothers should feel free to breastfeed whenever they need to. Howe...

    Authors: Lisa H Amir

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:187

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  12. Content type: Research

    The harmful infant feeding practices of prelacteal feeding is widely practiced in Ethiopia. Hence, it is vital to appreciate the cultural basis and potential factors on infant feeding practices in different pa...

    Authors: Misgan Legesse, Melake Demena, Firehiwot Mesfin and Demewoz Haile

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:189

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  13. Content type: Research

    Timely initiation of breastfeeding has been reported to reduce neonatal mortality by 19.1%. The World Health Organisation recommends early initiation of breastfeeding i.e. breastfeeding a newborn within the fi...

    Authors: Mandira Adhikari, Vishnu Khanal, Rajendra Karkee and Tania Gavidia

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2014 9:21

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  15. Content type: Research

    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

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  16. Content type: Debate

    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

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  17. Content type: Research

    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

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  18. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  19. Content type: Research

    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

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  20. Content type: Research

    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

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  21. Content type: Research

    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

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  22. Content type: Research

    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Research

    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

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  26. Content type: Research

    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

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  27. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  28. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    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

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  29. Content type: Review

    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

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  30. Content type: Short report

    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

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  31. Content type: Research

    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

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  32. Content type: Research

    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

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  33. Content type: Research

    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

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  34. Content type: Research

    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

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  35. Content type: Research

    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

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  36. Content type: Research

    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

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  37. Content type: Research

    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

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  38. Content type: Research

    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

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  39. Content type: Research

    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

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  40. Content type: Study protocol

    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

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