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

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

Interactions between cortisol and lipids in human milk

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Human breast milk is one of the key early postnatal biological exposures for the developing child. It includes bioactive compounds, such as cortisol and fatty acids, which may be linked via the mother’s lipid ...
Kaisa M. Linderborg, Maaria Kortesniemi, Anna-Katariina Aatsinki, Linnea Karlsson, Hasse Karlsson, Baoru Yang and Henna-Maria Uusitupa

Intermittent kangaroo mother care and the practice of breastfeeding late preterm infants: results from four hospitals in different provinces of China

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China has an extremely low exclusive breastfeeding rate. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) has been shown to increase the exclusive breastfeeding rate among infants born extremely or very preterm. However, there is l...
Bo Zhang, Zhiying Duan, Yingxi Zhao, Sarah Williams, Stephen Wall, Limin Huang, Xiaoqin Zhang, Wenli Wu, Jieya Yue, Lin Zhang, Jun Liu and Gengli Zhao

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