Development and evaluation of a high-fidelity lactation simulation model for health professional breastfeeding education

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A key reason for premature cessation of breastfeeding is inadequate support from healthcare providers. Most physicians and nurses do not feel confident in their ability to support families with breastfeeding i...
Anna Sadovnikova, Samantha A. Chuisano, Kaoer Ma, Aria Grabowski, Kate P. Stanley, Katrina B. Mitchell, Anne Eglash, Jeffrey S. Plott, Ruth E. Zielinski and Olivia S. Anderson

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and its associated factors among children age 6-24 months in Burao district, Somaliland

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Adequate nutrition during early childhood ensures growth and development of children and breast milk is better than any other products given to a child. However, studies on exclusive breastfeeding practice are...
Abdiasis Jama, Hailay Gebreyesus, Tewolde Wubayehu, Tsigehana Gebregyorgis, Mebrahtu Teweldemedhin, Tesfay Berhe and Negasi Berhe

HIV infection, hunger, breastfeeding self-efficacy, and depressive symptoms are associated with exclusive breastfeeding to six months among women in western Kenya: a longitudinal observational study

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Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is recommended for all infants. However, breastfeeding rates remain suboptimal; around 37% of infants are exclusively breastfed for the first six months...
Emily L. Tuthill, Joshua D. Miller, Shalean M. Collins, Elizabeth M. Widen, Maricianah Onono and Sera L. Young

Scaling up breastfeeding policy and programs in Samoa: application of the Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly initiative

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Breastfeeding is a critical, evidence-based intervention that addresses malnutrition, improves early childhood development outcomes, and influences long-term maternal and infant health by reducing the non-comm...
Christina Soti-Ulberg, Amber Hromi-Fiedler, Nicola L. Hawley, Take Naseri, Analosa Manuele-Magele, John Ah-Ching and Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Effectiveness of a new approach for exclusive breastfeeding counselling on breastfeeding prevalence, infant growth velocity and postpartum weight loss in overweight or obese women: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Maternal overweight, infant feeding and early growth velocity are risk factors for obesity later in life. The first one thousand days are a window of opportunity to program health and disease. Exclusive breast...
Fanny Aldana-Parra, Gilma Olaya and Mary Fewtrell

Effects of relaxation therapy on maternal psychological state, infant growth and gut microbiome: protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating mother-infant signalling during lactation following late preterm and early term delivery

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Breastfeeding is of great importance for infant health both short and long term, especially for those born preterm. Apart from the socio-economic and cultural factors which may influence a mother’s decision on...
Jinyue Yu, Jonathan Wells, Zhuang Wei and Mary Fewtrell

Women’s advice to healthcare professionals regarding breastfeeding: “offer sensitive individualized breastfeeding support”- an interview study

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The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months followed by continued breastfeeding with complementary food up to 2 years of age or beyond. Few women achieve this recommendation i...
Ingrid Blixt, Margareta Johansson, Ingegerd Hildingsson, Zoi Papoutsi and Christine Rubertsson

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