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Olischar Monika - - 2012
Background: Studies of children who undergo major non-cardiac surgery in the neonatal period are needed so that subsequent abnormal neurodevelopment can be better understood. Objective:It was the aim of our study to describe the influence of analgesic and sedative medication on the predominant background pattern and the development of sleep-wake ...
Bienfait Marjorie - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To assess the relevance of the self-report Mother-to-Infant Bonding Scale (MIBS) to evaluate mother-infant bonding in the neonatal unit of a maternity ward. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Forty-eight hours after delivery, 78 mothers responded to the MIBS, the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), the Adult Attachment Questionnaire (AAQ), and the ...
Hauck Yvonne L - - 2011
This paper reports on current initiation and prevalence rates, in Western Australia, differentiating 'any' breastfeeding with 'exclusive' breastfeeding whilst exploring patterns and reasons for stopping breastfeeding. The results presented are part of a larger study examining women's perceptions of care and wellbeing in the early postnatal period. A cross sectional ...
Chuang Chao-Hua - - 2011
It is common to recommend breastfeeding and a delayed introduction of solids to prevent atopic dermatitis (AD). However, the scientific evidence for this is inconclusive. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of breastfeeding and solids on AD, when taking account of reverse causality. This on-going birth ...
Vaaler Margaret L - - 2011
Past research on breastfeeding demonstrates that male partners' support is a significant factor in mothers' decisions to breastfeed. This study explored the diversity of men's opinions about breastfeeding, for the purpose of increasing breastfeeding support among men. This study used the Texas sample of the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance ...
Muresan Marta - - 2011
A healthy, term male infant was weaned at 10 days postpartum because of his mother's illness. The baby was breastfed by his mother's sister, but mostly he was fed with his aunt's expressed milk and with formula by bottle. At 9 weeks postpartum relactation began. Techniques used were a supplemental ...
Van Den Heuvel M - - 2011
<title/> Background: Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is relatively inexpensive and can be easily taught; it therefore has the potential to be the optimal respiratory support device for neonates in developing countries. The possibility of implementing bubble CPAP in a teaching hospital with a large neonatology unit but very limited ...
Ilett Kenneth F - - 2010
This study presents the case of a 35-year-old breastfeeding mother who delivered her fourth child 5 months previously and was prescribed 100 mg amisulpride twice daily and 250 mg desvenlafaxine in the morning for treatment-resistant depression. Arriving at this regimen took approximately 2 months postbirth. Because she was keen to ...
Bulterys Marc - - 2010
Breastfeeding accounts for about 40% of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 worldwide and carries an estimated risk of transmission of 0.9% per month after the first month of breastfeeding. It is recommended that HIV-1-infected women completely avoid breastfeeding in settings where safe feeding alternatives exist. However, as replacement feeding is not ...
Takei Yasushi - - 2010
To investigate the contamination by and transmission of MRSA/MRCNS in the old NICU of Hospital A and the relocated NICU (new NICU), we isolated and evaluated staphylococci from nurses' palms, towels under the heads of neonates, infant incubators (including portholes and infant covers), and room air. Detection rates of MRSA/MRCNS ...
Biswas Akhil B - - 2011
A cross-sectional study was conducted in Purulia district, West Bengal, India, to assess the skill of 155 frontline workers implementing Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) and the logistic support thereof. The skills of counting respiratory rate, assessing immunization status in both age groups, assessment of breastfeeding in ...
McClellan Holly L - - 2010
Infant feeding problems are extremely common during breastfeeding establishment. To objectively assess infant sucking, consistent methods to analyze ultrasound images of the infant's oral cavity are required. We developed and assessed the reliability of an extensive ultrasound measurement protocol by measuring nipple diameter and placement. Midline submental ultrasound scans of ...
Madadi Parvaz - - 2010
The question of neonatal safety during breastfeeding when mothers are taking lamotrigine (LTG) has become more prevalent in my practice. There are some theoretical concerns about breastfeeding while taking LTG, which have been compounded by a published case report of toxicity in the breastfed neonate of a mother taking LTG. ...
Gilad Oded - - 2011
Abstract Objective: This study evaluated the outcome of infants exposed to olanzapine during lactation. Methods: A prospective, controlled observational study design was used. Mothers who contacted Beilinson Teratology Information Service regarding use of olanzapine while breastfeeding were followed by phone interview. Data on lactation, neonatal symptoms, and outcome at the ...
Amin Tarek - - 2011
Abstract Aims: The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to define the possible determinants of early initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding and to assess knowledge towards breastfeeding among Saudi mothers in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia. Subjects and Methods: Six hundred forty-one Saudi mothers with singleton infants approximately 24 months old ...
Jensen Elizabeth - - 2011
Approximately half of all mothers of infants born in the United States receive services through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Woman, Infants and Children (WIC). Although WIC promotes breastfeeding, data suggest that, despite advances in the last 2 decades, WIC participants are less likely to initiate breastfeeding, and much ...
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A central goal of The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is the development of clinical protocols for managing common medical problems that may impact breastfeeding success. These protocols serve only as guidelines for the care of breastfeeding mothers and infants and do not delineate an exclusive course of treatment or serve ...
O'Connor Mary E - - 2011
Abstract Background and Objectives: Breastfeeding rates in the United States remain below the Surgeon General's Healthy People 2010 goals. Encouragement of breastfeeding and education by maternal-child healthcare (MCH) providers (physicians, residents, and midlevel providers) improves breastfeeding initiation and duration. Surveys of MCH providers show lack of knowledge about breastfeeding. This ...
Ho Yen-Ju - - 2011
To achieve the goal of increasing the proportion and duration of breastfeeding in Taiwan, it is essential to assess the role of attitudes in determining which method of infant feeding will be chosen. Understanding maternal attitudes toward infant feeding methods may have utility in the development and implementation of public ...
Uslu Sinan - - 2011
Urticaria is one of the most common dermatoses during the childhood, but it is very rare in the neonates. A 17-day-old infant with a generalized urticaria was admitted to our pediatric emergency unit. The mother of the infant reported having applied water boiled with stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) onto her ...
Aliyu Muktar H - - 2010
Researchers have long debated the adverse effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on children versus the benefits of breastfeeding. In this article, the authors provide an overview of the known health effects of PCBs in children and examine the level of evidence regarding the risk of postnatal exposure via ...
Wenzel Daniela - - 2010
The benefits of breastfeeding for the children's health have been highlighted in many studies. The innovative aspect of the present study lies in its use of a multilevel model, a technique that has rarely been applied to studies on breastfeeding. The data reported were collected from a larger study, the ...
Ladomenou Fani - - 2010
To prospectively investigate the effects of breastfeeding on the frequency and severity of infections in a well-defined infant population with adequate vaccination coverage and healthcare standards. In a representative sample of 926 infants, successfully followed up for 12 months, feeding mode and all infectious episodes, including acute otitis media (AOM), ...
Kramer Michael S - - 2010
Although the benefits of breastfeeding in reducing morbidity and mortality from gastrointestinal and respiratory infections, sudden infant death syndrome, and (in preterm infants) necrotizing enterocolitis are well-established, long-term health effects are more controversial. The evidence is conflicting concerning the "programming" effect of breastfeeding in protecting against child obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, ...
Davim Rejane Marie Barbosa - - 2010
This study aimed at learning about the feelings experienced by mothers while breastfeeding their premature babies in a rooming-in facility, by means of individual interviews with 33 mothers during the period of February to April 2006, at a maternity hospital in Natal/RN/Brazil. The main feelings referred by the mothers regarding ...
Pineda Roberta G - - 2011
Abstract Objective: This study investigated associations between maternal and infant factors and breastfeeding practices in infants born <30 weeks gestation in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Study Design: This study was a retrospective cohort. Mother and infant characteristics were investigated for associations with breastfeeding outcomes using multivariate logistic regression. ...
Hale Thomas W - - 2010
This study compared mothers' report of symptoms of discontinuation syndrome in infants exposed to antidepressants both in utero and during lactation to infants who were exposed only during lactation. This is a convenience sample of 930 women breastfeeding women who answered an online questionnaire about antidepressant use while pregnant and ...
Piperata Barbara A - - 2011
It is well established that breast milk is the ideal food for infants and that breastfeeding has short- and long-term health benefits for the mother and child. However, there is variation in breastfeeding patterns between populations. Women's work is thought to influence breastfeeding patterns and timing of supplementation and it ...
Cameron Adrian James - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate whether the proportion of breastfeeding mothers in first-time parent groups influenced the likelihood of ceasing breastfeeding and whether this was independent of socioeconomic position. METHODS: Data were from 501 mothers (from 62 first-time parent groups initiated approximately 6 weeks after birth) who provided data at ...
Wachman Elisha M - - 2010
Woman who struggle with drug addiction during pregnancy are perhaps the most vulnerable of new mothers. The opioid substitution medications methadone and buprenorphine are both compatible with breastfeeding. The objective of this study is to determine breastfeeding rates among opioid-dependent women giving birth in a Baby-Friendly Hospital. We performed a ...
Aniebue P N - - 2010
This study evaluated the knowledge, beliefs, and attitude of rural Nigerian men to exclusive breastfeeding. A sample of 200 men drawn from a rural community in Enugu, Nigeria was studied. One hundred fifty-four (82.4%) respondents had heard of exclusive breastfeeding. Only 29.9% knew the correct time for initiation of exclusive ...
Plenge-Bönig Anita - - 2010
To assess whether breastfeeding protects against acute gastroenteritis (AGE) due to rotavirus (RV) infection compared to RV-negative AGE (RV-) in children age 0-12 months. Data from a community-based study of children with AGE from 30 pediatric practices in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria were evaluated. A case-control design was conducted with ...
Aksu Hilmiye - - 2011
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of breastfeeding education/support offered at home on day 3 postpartum on breastfeeding duration and knowledge. The study included a total of 60 women who gave birth at Zübeyde Hanım Maternity Hospital located in Aydın, Turkey. In addition to a standard ...
MacGregor Elizabeth - - 2010
Despite the World Health Organization promoting breastfeeding as the optimal feeding method for infants, the breastfeeding initiation rates within these disadvantaged groups' remains low. It is important to identify the factors that prevent these groups from initiating and establishing successful breastfeeding. This review aims to identify the breastfeeding experiences of ...
Forde Karen A - - 2010
Information about local breastfeeding rates and predictors of breastfeeding outcomes can assist with improving health planning and community support. Longitudinal infant feeding data were collected during scheduled contacts with a Community Child Health Nurse and a telephone survey at 6 months for 3828 infants in Perth, Western Australia. Breastfeeding rates ...
Cames Cécile - - 2010
In Burkina Faso, prolonged breastfeeding with introduction of ritual fluids from birth is a deep-seated norm. We explored HIV-infected mothers' views and experiences of the acceptability and feasibility of the World Health Organization's recommended infant-feeding options within a mother-to-child-transmission prevention trial. A qualitative study was conducted on 17 formula-feeding and ...
Nommsen-Rivers Laurie A - - 2010
Research tools that are comparable across ethnic groups are needed in order to understand sociodemographic disparities in breastfeeding rates. The Infant Feeding Intentions (IFI) scale provides a quantitative measure of maternal breastfeeding intentions. IFI score ranges from 0 (no intention to breastfeed) to 16 (very strong intentions to fully breastfeed ...
Treviño-Garza Consuelo - - 2010
Programming of the nutritional and hormonal status of offspring occurs mostly during the gestational and breastfeeding periods. Several studies have reported that breastfed children are more protected from developing obesity in adult life; however, the mechanism that explains this phenomenon is not clear. We undertook this study to evaluate if ...
Zuppa Antonio Alberto - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical and epidemiological characteristics of the maternal and neonatal immigrant population and to compare it with the Italian population in the Agostino Gemelli Hospital (Rome). METHODS: This study was a prospective population-based study. We compared 595 newborns from immigrant mothers with ...
McNiel Melinda E - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Most infant feeding studies present infant formula use as 'standard' practice, supporting perceptions of formula feeding as normative and hindering translation of current research into counseling messages supportive of exclusive breastfeeding. To promote optimal counseling, and to challenge researchers to use exclusive breastfeeding as the standard, we have reviewed ...
Sattari Maryam - - 2010
It is known that physician mothers' breastfeeding behavior impacts their anticipatory guidance to their patients, which in turn influences patients' breastfeeding initiation and continuation. Therefore, studying physician mothers' breastfeeding behavior is important, as it impacts not only the well-being of themselves and their families, but eventually the well-being of their ...
Nommsen-Rivers Laurie A - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Delayed onset of lactogenesis (OL) is most common in primiparas and increases the risk of excess neonatal weight loss, formula supplementation, and early weaning. OBJECTIVE: We examined variables associated with delayed OL among first-time mothers who delivered at term and initiated breastfeeding (n = 431). DESIGN: We conducted in-person ...
Duijts Liesbeth - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations of duration of exclusive breastfeeding with infections in the upper respiratory (URTI), lower respiratory (LRTI), and gastrointestinal tracts (GI) in infancy. METHODS: This study was embedded in the Generation R Study, a population-based prospective cohort study from fetal life onward in the Netherlands. Rates of ...
Payne Deborah - - 2010
This paper is a report of a secondary analysis of the experiences of employed breastfeeding mothers. Health promotion policies exhort mothers to feed their infants breastmilk exclusively for the first 6 months and partially until the age of 2 years. More mothers are returning to paid employment less than a ...
Bonet Mercedes - - 2011
Objectives To compare breastfeeding rates at discharge for very preterm infants between European regions and neonatal units, and to identify characteristics associated with breast feeding using multilevel models. Methods Population-based cohort of 3006 very preterm births (22-31 weeks of gestation) discharged home from neonatal units in eight European regions in ...
Pandey Sharada - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Childhood undernutrition and mortality are high in Nepal, and therefore interventions on infant and young child feeding practices deserve high priority. OBJECTIVE: To estimate infant and young child feeding indicators and the determinants of selected feeding practices. METHODS: The sample consisted of 1906 children aged O to 23 months ...
Dibley Michael J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Information on infant and young child feeding is widely available in Demographic and Health Surveys and National Family Health Surveys for countries in South Asia; however, infant and young child feeding indicators from these surveys have not been compared between countries in the region. OBJECTIVE: To compare the key ...
Patel Archana - - 2010
BACKGROUND: In India, poor feeding practices in early childhood contribute to the burden of malnutrition and infant and child mortality. OBJECTIVE: To estimate infant and young child feeding indicators and determinants of selected feeding practices in India. METHODS: The sample consisted of 20,108 children aged 0 to 23 months from ...
Mihrshahi Seema - - 2010
BACKGROUND: In Bangladesh, poor infant and young child feeding practices are contributing to the burden of infectious diseases and malnutrition. Objective. To estimate the determinants of selected feeding practices and key indicators of breastfeeding and complementary feeding in Bangladesh. METHODS: The sample included 2482 children aged 0 to 23 months ...
Senarath Upul - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Poor feeding practices in early childhood contribute to the burden of childhood malnutrition and morbidity. OBJECTIVE: To estimate the key indicators of breastfeeding and complementary feeding and the determinants of selected feeding practices in Sri Lanka. METHODS: The sample consisted of 1127 children aged 0 to 23 months from ...
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