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  1. Content type: Research

    While Australia has high breastfeeding initiation, there is a sharp decline in the first weeks postpartum and this continues throughout the first year. Supporting breastfeeding In Local Communities (SILC) was ...

    Authors: Rhian L. Cramer, Helen L. McLachlan, Touran Shafiei, Lisa H. Amir, Meabh Cullinane, Rhonda Small and Della A. Forster

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:46

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  2. Content type: Correction

    After publication of this article [1] it was brought to our attention that there were errors in the text under the heading ‘Data cleaning’, and in Table 3. The corrected text and updated Table 3 are given in t...

    Authors: Vundli Ramokolo, Carl Lombard, Meera Chhagan, Ingunn M. S. Engebretsen, Tanya Doherty, Ameena E. Goga, Lars Thore Fadnes, Wanga Zembe, Debra J. Jackson and Jan Van den Broeck

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:47

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    The original article was published in International Breastfeeding Journal 2015 10:14

  3. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first six months of life. However, the proportion of EBF in Ethiopia is 58%. The EBF practice and factors affecting it have ...

    Authors: Bethlihem Adugna, Henok Tadele, Fekadu Reta and Yifru Berhan

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:45

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  4. Content type: Research

    Despite evidences indicating the superiority of breastfeeding and recent advances in the indicators of breastfeeding in Brazil, exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) during the first six months after birth continues t...

    Authors: Mariana Moraes de Oliveira and José Simon Camelo Jr

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:42

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  5. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first six months of life is the most important determinant of child health and development, and is the recommended feeding practice for all mothers. However, EBF rates rem...

    Authors: Ngcwalisa Amanda Jama, Aurene Wilford, Zandile Masango, Lyn Haskins, Anna Coutsoudis, Lenore Spies and Christiane Horwood

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:43

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  6. Content type: Review

    Timely initiation of breastfeeding is defined as putting the newborn to the breast within 1 h of birth. In Ethiopia, different studies have been conducted to assess the prevalence of timely initiation of breas...

    Authors: Animut Alebel, Getiye Dejenu, Getachew Mullu, Nurilign Abebe, Tenaw Gualu and Setegn Eshetie

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:44

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  7. Content type: Research

    Most child deaths are preventable and caused by behaviorally modifiable factors. By promoting optimal breastfeeding, we can reduce neonatal and child mortality risks by 45%. This paper provides new family and ...

    Authors: Naoko Horii, James Allman, Yves Martin-Prével and Dominique Waltisperger

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:41

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  8. Content type: Research

    Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices during the first two years of life are important for the growth and development of a child. The aim of this study was to assess IYCF practices and its associated...

    Authors: Gul Nawaz Khan, Shabina Ariff, Ubaidullah Khan, Atif Habib, Muhammad Umer, Zamir Suhag, Imtiaz Hussain, Zaid Bhatti, Asmat Ullah, Ali Turab, Ali Ahmad Khan, Alba Cecilia Garzon, Mohammad Imran Khan and Sajid Soofi

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:40

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  9. Content type: Research

    Breastfeeding has short-term and long-term benefits for both the infant and the mother. The objective of this study was to identify the incidence of breastfeeding initiation among women in South Western Sydney...

    Authors: Amit Arora, Narendar Manohar, Andrew Hayen, Sameer Bhole, John Eastwood, Steven Levy and Jane Anne Scott

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:39

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  10. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) during infancy is fundamental, however it is not fully practiced in the nomadic population of Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, there is still a lack of information on the implementation of ...

    Authors: Zemichael Gizaw, Wondwoson Woldu and Bikes Destaw Bitew

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:38

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  11. Content type: Research

    Grandmothers are important to successful breastfeeding because their knowledge, attitudes and experiences influence adolescent mothers’ decision to initiate and to continue breastfeeding. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Wilasinee Bootsri and Surasak Taneepanichskul

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:37

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  12. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends six months of exclusive breastfeeding. Despite documented health, social and economic benefits, the practice of exclusive breastfeeding is quite low and informati...

    Authors: Vasanthakumar Velusamy, Prasanna S. Premkumar and Gagandeep Kang

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:35

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  13. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) to six months is one of the World Health Organization’s (WHOs) infant and young child feeding (IYCF) core indicators. Single 24 h recall method is currently in use to measure excl...

    Authors: Esete Habtemariam Fenta, Robel Yirgu, Bilal Shikur and Seifu Hagos Gebreyesus

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:36

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  14. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study is to examine the effects of macro-level factors – welfare state policies and public health initiatives – on breastfeeding initiation among eighteen high-income countries.

    Authors: Amanda Marie Lubold

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:34

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  15. Content type: Research

    Although breastfeeding is expected to reduce the incidence of diabetes in women with gestational diabetes, the effect has not been clearly confirmed. We examined whether or not high-intensity breastfeeding red...

    Authors: Ichiro Yasuhi, Tomoko Soda, Hiroshi Yamashita, Atsuko Urakawa, Mihoko Izumi, Yukari Kugishima and Yasushi Umezaki

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:32

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  16. Content type: Study protocol

    The physiological and psychological signalling between mother and infant during lactation is one of the prominent mother-infant factors that may influence breastfeeding outcomes. The infant can ‘signal’ his ne...

    Authors: N.H. M. Shukri, J. Wells, F. Mukhtar, M.H.S. Lee and M. Fewtrell

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:33

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  17. Content type: Research

    Infant feeding in the context of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) poses unique challenges to mothers and healthcare workers in balancing the perceived risks of HIV transmission and nutritional requirements. ...

    Authors: Helen M. Nabwera, Joyline Jepkosgei, Kelly W. Muraya, Amin S. Hassan, Catherine S. Molyneux, Rehema Ali, Andrew M. Prentice, James A. Berkley and Martha K. Mwangome

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:31

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  18. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding is defined as feeding infants only breast milk, be it directly from breast or expressed, except drops or syrups consisting of vitamins, mineral supplements or medicine. Exclusive breast...

    Authors: Melkamu Tamir Hunegnaw, Lemma Derseh Gezie and Alemayehu Shimeka Teferra

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:30

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  19. Content type: Research

    Under-nutrition is a public health problem in Myanmar. Despite current efforts, the exclusive breastfeeding rate (EBF) for children under six months is only 24%. Intention to breastfeed is a strong predictor f...

    Authors: Myat Pan Hmone, Mu Li, Kingsley Agho, Ashraful Alam and Michael J. Dibley

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:29

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  20. Content type: Research

    Exploring the psychological reactions of breastfeeding mothers living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is an important step which may improve guidelines for counselling. The purpose of this study was to...

    Authors: Angela Kwartemaa Acheampong, Florence Naab and Adzo Kwashie

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:28

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  21. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding is defined as feeding an infant breast milk only, for the first six months. In Ethiopia, more than half of infants do not receive exclusive breastfeeding. Workplace barriers contribute ...

    Authors: Dawit Alemayehu Chekol, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Yalemzewod Assefa Gelaw and Yayehirad Alemu Melsew

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:27

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  22. Content type: Research

    Adequate nutrition during infancy and early childhood is essential to ensure the health, growth and development of children. However, infant feeding practice is suboptimal in Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia. The slum...

    Authors: Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew, Tadese Ejigu Tafere and Dereje Berhanu Abitew

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:26

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  23. Content type: Research

    Delaying the start of breastfeeding and giving prelacteal feeding leads to a significant increase in neonatal and infant deaths, particularly in a resource limited countries, like Ethiopia. Therefore, this stu...

    Authors: Terefe Derso, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Amare Tariku, Nigusie Birhan Tebeje, Zemichael Gizaw, Kindie Fentahun Muchie, Alemayehu Shimeka, Yigzaw Kebede, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Mezgebu Yitayal, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Mamo Wubeshet, Temesgen Azmeraw, Melkamu Birku, Abel Fekadu, Geta Asrade…

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:25

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  24. Content type: Research

    Diarrhea is a serious public health problem in Ethiopia. It is responsible for 24–30% of all infant deaths and there is a lack of evidence on the health burdens among the nomadic people. This study was therefo...

    Authors: Zemichael Gizaw, Wondwoson Woldu and Bikes Destaw Bitew

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:24

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  25. Content type: Research

    The promotion and maintenance of breastfeeding with late preterm infants (LPIs) remain under examined topics of study. This dearth of research knowledge, especially for this population at-risk for various heal...

    Authors: Aliyah Dosani, Jena Hemraj, Shahirose S. Premji, Genevieve Currie, Sandra M. Reilly, Abhay K. Lodha, Marilyn Young and Marc Hall

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:23

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