Council tax valuation band predicts breast feeding and socio-economic status in the ALSPAC study population
- The Great Breast-Feeding Guilt Trip. Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach // Newsweek Global;5/22/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 19, p1
The author offers opinions on breastfeeding of infants by mothers. A study on breastfeeding conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) finding limited health benefits for infants from the practice is cited in support of the contention that there are undue social pressures placed on mothers...
- The effects of exclusive versus non-exclusive breastfeeding on specific infant morbidities in Conakry. Diallo, Fatoumata Binta; Bell, Linda; Moutquin, Jean-Marie; Garant, Marie-Pierre // Pan African Medical Journal;2009, Vol. 2, p1
Background: This study examines the effect of exclusive versus non-exclusive breastfeeding on specific infant morbidities from birth to nine months, in Conakry (Guinea). Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1,167 mother-infant pairs who visited one of 20 immunization centres in...
- Mercury Transfer During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Hair Mercury Concentrations as Biomarker. Marques, Rejane; Bernardi, José; Dórea, José; Leão, Renata; Malm, Olaf // Biological Trace Element Research;Sep2013, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p326
Hair mercury (HHg) concentration is a biomarker of exposure that is widely used to assess environmental contamination by fish methylmercury and neurodevelopment in children. In the Rio Madeira basin (Brazilian Amazon), total HHg concentrations in 649 mother-infant pairs were measured at birth...
- Socio-demographic correlates of breast-feeding in urban slums of Chandigarh. Kumar, Dinesh; Agarwal, Neeraj; Swami, H. M. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Nov2006, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p461
Research Question:Whether socio-demographic factors are associated with initiation of breast-feeding in urban slums of Chandigarh. Objectives:(1) To study the prevailing breast-feeding practices adopted by mothers, (2) To study the socio-demographic factors associated...
- TIP OF THE WEEK. // Pulse;4/14/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p9
The article reports on a study which discovered that there is no risk to infants breast-feeding from mothers receiving routine short-course treatment with metronidazole by any route.
- Ask Naomi: Parenting Without Struggle. Aldort, Naomi // Natural Life;May2009, Issue 127, p50
The article provides an answer to a question of how to reduce the amount of breastfeeding at night.
- Bibliography. // Population Reports;Mar2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p23
A list of articles related to breast feeding that were published in several journal is presented, including "World Health Organization (WHO) Task Force on Methods for the Natural Regulation of Fertility," "Current Status of Protection, Support, and Promotion of Breastfeeding in Four African...
- Saving Money with Breastfeeding. // Pediatrics for Parents;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 26 Issue 7/8, p2
The article focuses on the advantages on breastfeeding not only on infants and mothers in the U.S. but the country as well.
- University Study Finds Almost Universal Breastfeeding Problems for First-Time Mothers. // Women in Academia Report;10/1/2013, p6
The article reports on a study by the researchers at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of California at Davis, which found that breastfeeding problems are common among first-time mothers.