Barriers and facilitators to breastfeeding during the immediate and one month postpartum periods, among Mexican women: a mixed methods approach

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Evidence suggests that inadequate hospital practices, as well as sociocultural and community factors have detrimental effects on timely initiation as the first breastfeed within first hour after birth, and exc...
Sonia Hernández-Cordero, Ana Lilia Lozada-Tequeanes, Ana Cecilia Fernández-Gaxiola, Teresa Shamah-Levy, Matthias Sachse, Paula Veliz and Izchel Cosío-Barroso

What is the impact of rural-to-urban migration on exclusive breastfeeding: a population-based cross-sectional study

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In China, less than one third of infants under 6 months of age are being exclusively breastfed. Maternal rural-to-urban migration contributes to these low rates of breastfeeding practices. Therefore, the aim o...
Xiao Han Yin, Chen Zhao, Yu Mei Yang, Hui Feng Shi, Tian Chen Wu, Jia Lei Xie, Jie Qiong Niu, Xiao Li Wang and Jin Fang

The effect of breastfeeding education with grandmothers’ attendance on breastfeeding self-efficacy and infant feeding pattern in Iranian primiparous women: a quasi-experimental pilot study

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One of the most important factors that affects breastfeeding self-efficacy and exclusivity is breastfeeding support provided by the family. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of breastfeeding ed...
Tayebeh Gharaei, Leila Amiri-Farahani, Shima Haghani and Syedeh Batool Hasanpoor-Azghady

Reported infant feeding practices and contextual influences on breastfeeding: qualitative interviews with women registered to MomConnect in three South African provinces

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Global guidelines recommend exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first 6 months of life. South African EBF rates have steadily increased but still only average 32% for infants below 6 months of age. Malnutrit...
Zara Trafford, Sara Jewett, Alison Swartz, Amnesty E. LeFevre, Peter J. Winch, Christopher J. Colvin, Peter Barron and Lesley Bamford

Prevalence of and factors associated with early initiation of breastfeeding among women with children aged < 24 months in Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania: a community-based cross-sectional study

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Early initiation of breastfeeding offers nutritional and immunological benefits to the newborn, which is critical for health and survival. Understanding factors associated with timely initiation of breastfeedi...
Farida Ali, Melina Mgongo, Redempta Mamseri, Johnston M. George, Innocent B. Mboya and Sia E. Msuya

Cessation of breastfeeding and associated factors in the era of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV at Ndejje health center, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

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Breastfeeding an infant exposed to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) carries the risk of HIV acquisition whilst not breastfeeding poses a higher risk of death from malnutrition, diarrhea, and pneumonia. In Ug...
Jackslina Gaaniri Ngbapai, Jonathan Izudi and Stephen Okoboi

Infant feeding knowledge and practice vary by maternal HIV status: a nested cohort study in rural South Africa

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We investigate whether correct infant feeding knowledge and practice differ by maternal HIV status in an era of evolving clinical guidelines in rural South Africa.
H. Manisha Yapa, Róisín Drayne, Nigel Klein, Jan-Walter De Neve, Kathy Petoumenos, Awachana Jiamsakul, Carina Herbst, Deenan Pillay, Frank A. Post and Till Bärnighausen

Psychosocial barriers and enablers of exclusive breastfeeding: lived experiences of mothers in low-income townships, North West Province, South Africa

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Despite national efforts to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), South Africa’s EBF rate is only 32 %. The aim of this study was to examine the rate of EBF discontinuation and the lived experiences of breast...
Chantell Witten, Nicole Claasen, Herculina S. Kruger, Anna Coutsoudis and Herman Grobler

Breastfeeding practices and complementary feeding in Ecuador: implications for localized policy applications and promotion of breastfeeding: a pooled analysis

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Best practices in breastfeeding are often not followed despite appropriate levels of knowledge and positive attitudes regarding the benefits of human milk. For many reasons, some women do not initiate breastfe...
Wilma B. Freire, William F. Waters, Diana Román, Philippe Belmont, Emily Wilkinson-Salamea, Adrián Diaz, Ivan Palacios and Enrique Bucheli

Factors associated with abandoning exclusive breastfeeding in Mexican mothers at two private hospitals

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Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) has multiple benefits for both the child and the mother; however, there is little data regarding the reason why Mexican mothers with a high socio-economic level abandon EBF before...
María Natividad Ávila-Ortiz, Ana Elisa Castro-Sánchez, Elizabeth Andrea Martínez-González, Georgina Mayela Núñez-Rocha and Adriana Zambrano-Moreno

Maternal satisfaction with breastfeeding in the first month postpartum and associated factors

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Breastfeeding success has been measured based on its duration, disregarding satisfaction with the maternal experience. Studies to investigate maternal satisfaction with breastfeeding are rare, especially in Br...
Andrea Francis Kroll de Senna, Camila Giugliani, Juliana Avilla, Agnes Meire Branco Leria Bizon, Ana Cláudia Magnus Martins and Elsa Regina Justo Giugliani

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