A report on parent involvement in planning a randomised controlled trial in neonatology and lactation – insights for current and future research

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Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) is a rich and valuable part of the process of planning, designing, carrying out and disseminating research. It is important to communicate PPI findings in detail so that th...
Ilana Levene, Fiona Alderdice, Beth McCleverty, Frances O’Brien, Mary Fewtrell and Maria A. Quigley

Efficacy of behavioral interventions to improve maternal mental health and breastfeeding outcomes: a systematic review

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Despite extensive benefits and high intentions, few mothers breastfeed exclusively for the recommended duration. Maternal mental health is an important underlying factor associated with barriers and reduced ra...
Lacey Pezley, Kate Cares, Jennifer Duffecy, Mary Dawn Koenig, Pauline Maki, Angela Odoms-Young, Margaret H. Clark Withington, Manoela Lima Oliveira, Bernardo Loiacono, Jilian Prough, Lisa Tussing-Humphreys and Joanna Buscemi

Neonatal breast-suckling skills in the context of lactation and peripartum hormonal changes and additional factors—a pilot study

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Childbirth and lactation are intricate processes, involving several hormones, the most important of which are prolactin (a protein hormone) and cortisol (one of the glucocorticoids). The early postpartum perio...
Katarzyna Maria Wszołek, Karolina Chmaj-Wierzchowska, Małgorzata Pięt, Agata Tarka, Marek Chuchracki, Błażej Męczekalski and Maciej Wilczak

The role of maternal ideations on breastfeeding practices in northwestern Nigeria: a cross-section study

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Early initiation of breastfeeding within the first hour of birth and exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first six months of life are beneficial for child survival and long-term health. Yet breastfeeding rat...
Udochisom C. Anaba, Emily White Johansson, Dele Abegunde, Gloria Adoyi, Olayinka Umar-Farouk, Shittu Abdu-Aguye, Paul C. Hewett and Paul L. Hutchinson

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on breastfeeding in Israel: a cross- sectional, observational survey

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Since March 2020, the world has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. One group particularly affected were mothers of newborns. The Israeli government imposed three lockdowns, with the first from 14 March to...
Moran Blaychfeld Magnazi, Gaya Sartena, Michal Goldberg, Deena Zimmerman, Einat Ophir, Ravit Baruch, Rebecca Goldsmith and Ronit Endevelt

Postnatal mental health, breastfeeding beliefs, and breastfeeding practices in rural China

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The importance of breastfeeding in low- and middle- income countries is well recognized, yet the importance of postnatal mental health on breastfeeding practices and beliefs in these settings has been understu...
Qi Jiang, Evelyn Zhang, Nourya Cohen, Mika Ohtori, Sabrina Zhu, Yian Guo, Hannah Faith Johnstone, Sarah-Eve Dill, Huan Zhou and Scott D. Rozelle

Postnatal women’s breastfeeding beliefs, practices, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional comparative study across five countries

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Women with COVID-19 experienced numerous concerns and doubts about the safety of breastfeeding their babies, and lack of support may have impacted breastfeeding practices. This study aims to compare breastfeed...
K. P. Coca, E. Y. Lee, L. Y. Chien, A. C. P. Souza, P. Kittikul, S. A. Hong and Y. S. Chang

Influence of skin-to-skin contact on breastfeeding: results of the Mexican National Survey of Demographic Dynamics, 2018

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Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding initiation within the first hour after birth are key recommendations to promote breastfeeding. In Mexico, the National Survey of Demographic Dynamics 2018, known by its S...
Clara Luz Sampieri, Karina Gutiérrez Fragoso, Daniel Córdoba-Suárez, Roberto Zenteno-Cuevas and Hilda Montero


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