Regional prevalence and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in India

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Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) has important benefits for both the mother and child. In India, no nationwide studies have examined patterns of EBF in the past decade to inform national and subnational breastfee...
Felix Akpojene Ogbo, Mansi Vijaybhai Dhami, Akorede O. Awosemo, Bolajoko O. Olusanya, Jacob Olusanya, Uchechukwu L. Osuagwu, Pramesh Raj Ghimire, Andrew Page and Kingsley E. Agho

Infant feeding by South African mothers living with HIV: implications for future training of health care workers and the need for consistent counseling

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Since 2010, the World Health Organization recommends lifelong antiretroviral treatment for all women living with HIV, and exclusive breastfeeding for six-months followed by breastfeeding until 24-months for al...
Nora S. West, Sheree R. Schwartz, Nompumelelo Yende, Sarah J. Schwartz, Lauren Parmley, Mary Beth Gadarowski, Lillian Mutunga, Jean Bassett and Annelies Van Rie

“Everybody breastfeeds if they have milk”: factors that shape exclusive breastfeeding practices in informal settlements of Mumbai, India

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In India, though breastfeeding is universally practiced, exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) rates in urban informal settlements are low; and health programs face several challenges in promoting EBF. In this study, ...
Sudha Ramani, Nikhat Shaikh, Sushmita Das, Shanti Pantvaidya, Armida Fernandez and Anuja Jayaraman

Beyond health care providers’ recommendations: understanding influences on infant feeding choices of women with HIV in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Despite the array of studies on infant feeding practices of HIV-infected women, gaps still exist in the understanding of the underlying reasons for their infant feeding choices. Potential for behavioural chang...
Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Anthony Idowu Ajayi, Moshood Issah, Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi, Daniel Ter Goon, Gordana Avramovic and John Lambert

Diarrhoea deaths and disability-adjusted life years attributable to suboptimal breastfeeding practices in Nigeria: findings from the global burden of disease study 2016

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In Nigeria, diarrhoea contributes significantly to childhood morbidity and mortality, with suboptimal breastfeeding practices playing a key role. The present study aimed to report on diarrhoea deaths and disab...
Felix Akpojene Ogbo, Anselm Okoro, Bolajoko O. Olusanya, Jacob Olusanya, Ifegwu K. Ifegwu, Akorede O. Awosemo, Pascal Ogeleka and Andrew Page

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