WHO study cites breastfeeding benefits

January 2008
Mothering;Jan/Feb2008, Issue 146, p30
The article provides information about the benefits of breast feeding as revealed by a study conducted by the World Health Organization.


Related Articles

  • Politics, breastfeeding, and the media.  // Mothering;Summer95, Issue 75, p66 

    Discusses the advantages of breastfeeding despite the black propaganda against breastfeeding in the United States (US). World Health Organization's programs on breastfeeding; Statistics on the decline of breastfeeding in the US.

  • Breastfeeding by objectives. Cattaneo, Adriano; Borgnolo, Giulio; Simon, Giorgio // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2001, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p397 

    Focuses on a study that described the results of a breastfeeding promotion program planned by objectives and financial penalties in a small region of Italy. World Health Organization definition of breastfeeding; Breastfeeding objectives; Results of the study.

  • Debate & Analysis: Breast is best: just maybe in private? Sayers, Rosie // British Journal of General Practice;Jan2014, Vol. 64 Issue 618, p44 

    The article discusses aspects of the breastfeeding culture in Great Britain. Particular focus is given to the nutritional, immunological and emotional benefits of breastfeeding and how the rates of such practice still fall short despite the recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO)....

  • Consultation on HIV transmission and breast-feeding.  // Women's International Network News;Spring93, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p42 

    Presents excerpts of a joint statement by the World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund on the increasing concern of HIV transmission through breastfeeding. Aim of the consultation on HIV transmission between the two organizations; Benefits of...

  • Attitudes towards breastfeeding among young people in Wigan. Cruickshank, Rona; Regis, David // Education & Health;2005, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p35 

    Presents a survey on practices and attitudes of young people in schools towards breastfeeding in Wigan, England. Recommendation from the World Health Organization on breastfeeding; Statistical information on breastfeeding in the region; Views on a peer-led breastfeeding promotion project called...

  • Pacifiers.  // Mothering;Winter97, Issue 85, p66 

    Reports that the World Health Organization Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative statement recommends avoiding the use of artificial nipples and pacifiers. How pacifier sucking adversely affects a mother's chances of breastfeeding; Strong correlation between pacifier and early weaning; Incorrect...

  • Breastfeeding During Early Infancy is Associated with Higher Weight-Based World Health Organization Anthropometry. Libraty, Daniel H.; Capeding, Rosario Z.; Obcena, AnaMae; Brion, Job D.; Tallo, Veronica // Open Pediatric Medicine Journal;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p38 

    The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Physical Status: The Use and Interpretation of Anthropometry established reference anthropometric standards for the growth of healthy infants and children. As part of a prospective clinical study of dengue virus infections in infants, we...

  • What Is Optimal Breastfeeding?  // Population Reports;Mar2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p5 

    The article provides information on optimal breastfeeding, one of the most effective ways to assure child survival in developing countries. It discusses the guidelines set by the World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund for optimal breastfeeding.

  • CHAPTER 6: BREASTFEEDING. Hendricks, Kristy M.; Duggan, Christopher; Fulhan, Jill // Manual of Pediatric Nutrition (4th Edition);2005, p101 

    Chapter 6 of the book "Manual of Pediatric Nutrition," fourth edition is presented. It explores the importance of breastfeeding as the optimal choice of feeding for the newborn infant. It highlights World Health Organization's (WHO) recommendation that infants should receive breasmilk...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics