Randomized clinical trial of the effect of the onset time of skin-to-skin contact at birth, immediate compared to early, on the duration of breastfeeding in full term newborns

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Skin-to-skin contact (SSC) compared to separation at birth has a positive effect on breastfeeding. However, separation at birth is common with negative impact on breastfeeding. The aim was to determine the eff...
Sergio I Agudelo, Oscar A Gamboa, Eduardo Acuña, Lina Aguirre, Sarah Bastidas, Jennifer Guijarro, María Jaller, María Valderrama, María Lucia Padrón, Nathalie Gualdrón, Evelyn Obando, Fabio Rodríguez and Lina Buitrago

Feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of an innovative postnatal home-based breastfeeding peer support programme in Hong Kong: a feasibility and pilot randomised controlled trial

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As suggested by the World Health Organization, breastfeeding peer support is being introduced worldwide to support women’s breastfeeding needs. Evidence has shown that when such support is offered to women, th...
Kris Yuet-Wan Lok, Charlotte L. Y. Chow, Jeffery Sheung Yu Shing, Robert Smith, Christine Chi Oi Lam, Debra Bick and Yan-Shing Chang

Barriers for early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding up to six months in predominantly rural Sri Lanka: a need to strengthen policy implementation

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Sri Lanka was named as the first-ever ‘Green’ breastfeeding nation status by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) in January 2020. However, improvements are still needed. This study aims to identif...
Thilini Chanchala Agampodi, Neerodha Kithmini Dharmasoma, Iresha Sandamali Koralagedara, Thushari Dissanayaka, Janith Warnasekara, Suneth Buddhika Agampodi and Rafael Perez-Escamilla

The impact of coronavirus outbreak on breastfeeding guidelines among Brazilian hospitals and maternity services: a cross-sectional study

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The World Health Organization recognizes exclusive breastfeeding a safe source of nutrition available for children in most humanitarian emergencies, as in the current pandemic caused by the Severe Acute Respir...
Walusa Assad Gonçalves-Ferri, Fábia Martins Pereira-Cellini, Kelly Coca, Davi Casale Aragon, Paulo Nader, João Cesar Lyra, Maryneia Silva do Vale, Sérgio Marba, Katiaci Araujo, Laura Afonso Dias, Daniela Marques de Lima Mota Ferreira, Gislayne Nieto,…

Human milk banks in the response to COVID-19: a statement of the regional human milk bank network for Southeast Asia and beyond

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The World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on infant feeding in the context of COVID-19 uphold standing recommendations for breastfeeding, non-separation, and skin-to-skin contact, including the use o...
Estrella Olonan-Jusi, Paul G. Zambrano, Vu H. Duong, Nguyen T. T. Anh, Nant S. S. Aye, Mei Chien Chua, Hikmah Kurniasari, Zaw Win Moe, Sopapan Ngerncham, Nguyen T. T. Phuong and Janice Datu-Sanguyo

The effect of maternal depressive symptoms on infant feeding practices in rural Ethiopia: community based birth cohort study

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Maternal depression and other psychosocial factors have been shown to have adverse consequences on infant feeding practices. This study explored the longitudinal relationship of maternal depressive symptoms an...
Yitbarek Kidane Woldetensay, Tefera Belachew, Shibani Ghosh, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt, Hans Konrad Biesalski and Veronika Scherbaum

Association of prenatal counselling and immediate postnatal support with early initiation of breastfeeding in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Timely initiation of breastfeeding, also known as early initiation of breastfeeding, is a well-recognized life-saving intervention to reduce neonatal mortality. However, only one quarter of newborns in Uttar P...
Vasanthakumar Namasivayam, Bidyadhar Dehury, Ravi Prakash, Marissa Becker, Lisa Avery, Deepa Sankaran, B. M. Ramesh, James Blanchard, Pankaj Kumar, John Anthony, Manish Kumar, Ties Boerma and Shajy Isac

Implementation and effectiveness of continuous kangaroo mother care: a participatory action research protocol

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The efficacy of continuous kangaroo mother care (C-KMC) in reducing neonatal mortality and morbidity among low birthweight and premature infants has been confirmed. Despite the recommendations of the World Hea...
Marzieh Mohammadi, Anne-Marie Bergh, Mohammad Heidarzadeh, Mahammadbagher Hosseini, Niloufar Sattarzadeh Jahdi, Leila Valizadeh, Behzad Sarvaran and Sevil Hakimi

Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months: four consecutive surveys in a tertiary hospital in Lithuania

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There are little up-to-date data available on the duration of exclusive breastfeeding in Lithuania. The aim of our study was to examine the factors that could influence exclusive breastfeeding during the first...
Vaidilė Jakaitė, Aurelija Peštenytė, Jolita Zakarevičienė, Vilija Sniečkuvienė, Viktorija Žitkutė, Diana Ramašauskaitė and Gintautas Domža

Maternal experience of intimate partner violence is associated with suboptimal breastfeeding practices in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia: insights from a DHS analysis

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Despite widespread suboptimal breastfeeding practices and maternal experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), the association of IPV and breastfeeding practices remains unclear. This study investigated th...
Christine N. Walters, Hasina Rakotomanana, Joel J. Komakech and Barbara J. Stoecker

The yearly financing need of providing paid maternity leave in the informal sector in Indonesia

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The economic cost of not breastfeeding in Indonesia is estimated at US$1.5–9.4 billion annually, the highest in South East Asia. Half of the 33.6 million working women of reproductive age (WRA) in Indonesia (1...
Adiatma Y. M. Siregar, Pipit Pitriyan, Donny Hardiawan, Paul Zambrano, Mireya Vilar-Compte, Graciela Ma Teruel Belismelis, Meztli Moncada, David Tamayo, Grace Carroll, Rafael Perez-Escamilla and Roger Mathisen

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