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  1. Anecdotal reports suggest that the addition of fentanyl (an opioid) to epidural analgesia for women during childbirth results in difficulty establishing breastfeeding. The aim of this paper is to determine any...

    Authors: Siranda Torvaldsen, Christine L Roberts, Judy M Simpson, Jane F Thompson and David A Ellwood
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:24
  2. The protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding are now major public health priorities. It is well established that skilled support, voluntary or professional, proactively offered to women who want to b...

    Authors: Victoria Hall Moran, Fiona Dykes, Susan Burt and Christina Shuck
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:23
  3. There have been considerable changes in breastfeeding practices in China over the past forty years. However China is a very large country, and breastfeeding rates in different parts of China vary considerably....

    Authors: Fenglian Xu, Xiaoxian Liu, Colin W Binns, Cuiqin Xiao, Jing Wu and Andy H Lee
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:22
  4. Leptin, a hormone present in breast milk, is involved in energy regulation and metabolism. The objectives of this study were to assess leptin concentrations in breast milk during the first 180 days postpartum,...

    Authors: Yesim Ozarda Ilcol, Z Banu Hizli and Tanju Ozkan
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:21
  5. Assisting mothers to breastfeed is not easy when babies experience difficulties. In a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), nurses often help mothers by using hands-on-breast without their permission. Little is...

    Authors: Lena Weimers, Kristin Svensson, Louise Dumas, Lars Navér and Vivian Wahlberg
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:20
  6. Universal exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months could reduce infant mortality by 13%. Although 99% women initiate breastfeeding in Uganda, exclusive breastfeeding rates remain low. Although peer cou...

    Authors: Jolly Nankunda, James K Tumwine, Åshild Soltvedt, Nulu Semiyaga, Grace Ndeezi and Thorkild Tylleskär
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:19
  7. Despite high levels of breastfeeding initiation in Australia, only 47 percent of women are breastfeeding (exclusively or partially) six months later, with marked differences between social groups. It is import...

    Authors: Della A Forster, Helen L McLachlan and Judith Lumley
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:18
  8. In Jordan, as in neighboring countries in the Middle East, higher education and higher employment rates in recent years among women have had an impact on traditionally based infant feeding. The objective of th...

    Authors: Mohammad Khassawneh, Yousef Khader, Zouhair Amarin and Ahmad Alkafajei
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:17
  9. Although Autistic Disorder is associated with several congenital conditions, the cause for most cases is unknown. The present study was undertaken to determine whether breastfeeding or the use of infant formul...

    Authors: Stephen T Schultz, Hillary S Klonoff-Cohen, Deborah L Wingard, Natacha A Akshoomoff, Caroline A Macera, Ming Ji and Christopher Bacher
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:16
  10. The past ten years have witnessed a rising trend in the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding in Italy, but breastfeeding rates increase in an unequal way; they are higher in the North of Italy than in the ...

    Authors: Sofia Quintero Romero, Rosa Bernal, Chiara Barbiero, Raquel Passamonte and Adriano Cattaneo
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:14
  11. The World Health Organization International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (WHO Code) aims to protect and promote breastfeeding. Japan ratified the WHO Code in 1994, but most hospitals in Japan c...

    Authors: Katsumi Mizuno, Fumihiro Miura, Kazuo Itabashi, Iona Macnab and Noriko Mizuno
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:12
  12. The UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative includes a community component to help women who want to breastfeed. This study aimed to document the health visitor role in promoting and supporting breastfeeding in Glasgo...

    Authors: David Tappin, Jane Britten, Mary Broadfoot and Rhona McInnes
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:11
  13. Mass media content likely influences the decision of women to breastfeed their newborn children. Relatively few studies have empirically assessed such a hypothesis to date, however. Most work has tended to foc...

    Authors: Katherine A Foss and Brian G Southwell
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:10
  14. The United States' Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) distributes about half the infant formula used in the United States at no cost to the families. This is a matter ...

    Authors: George Kent
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:8
  15. Cultural variations exist in the proportion of women who breastfeed. For some cultural groups, migration to a new country is associated with a reduction in the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. This pa...

    Authors: Helen L McLachlan and Della A Forster
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:7
  16. Many studies of the impact of breastfeeding on child or maternal health have relied on data reported retrospectively. The goal of this study was to assess recall accuracy among breastfeeding mothers of retrosp...

    Authors: Brenda Gillespie, Hannah d'Arcy, Kendra Schwartz, Janet Kay Bobo and Betsy Foxman
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:4
  17. To prevent postnatal transmission of HIV in settings where safe alternatives to breastfeeding are unavailable, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding followed by early, rapid ce...

    Authors: Ellen G Piwoz, Yvonne Owens Ferguson, Margaret E Bentley, Amy L Corneli, Agnes Moses, Jacqueline Nkhoma, Beth Carlton Tohill, Beatrice Mtimuni, Yusuf Ahmed, Denise J Jamieson, Charles van der Horst and Peter Kazembe
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2006 1:2

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