Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Nutrition specific interventions, Breastfeeding, Health, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Health and nutrition
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- DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012A cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the weight status and the relationship of infant-feeding variables, birth weight and birth order with BMI in a group of Iranian children. Five hundred and eleven students of both sexes at the first grade in elementary schools (aged 7 years) were recruited randomly from all 19 educational districts of Tehran.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013Breastfeeding has well-established short-term benefits, particularly the reduction of morbidity andDocumentWorld Breastfeeding Trends Initiative, 2010To ensure proper infant feeding practices, women need to be provided with support at all levels. This WBTi (World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative) report assesses infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies and programmes in 33 countries located in Asia, Africa and South and Central America.DocumentLINKAGES Project, 2004This series from the Linkages Project provides programmatic guidance on breastfeeding and maternal and infant nutrition, focusing on developing countries. The first three documents respectively cover transmission of HIV via breastfeeding; breastfeeding and maternal nutrition; and breastfeeding as a source of water for young infants.DocumentCentre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh, 2004Published by ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research, this research article assesses the influence of exposure to behaviour change communication (BCC) messages via the mass media on exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda.Document
Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveysBMC Medicine, 2004This article, published in BMC Medicine, contains what are believed to be the first global estimates of breastfeeding rates for infants aged up to six months, drawn from the analysis of survey data from 94 developing countries. Breastfeeding indicators were calculated for 135 countries by UN region.Document
HIV, breastfeeding, and infant mortality: weighing the impact of the non-evidenced-based WHO/UNAIDS recommendations in the low-income, low-resource countries of Sub-Saharan AfricaAfrican Networks for Health Research and Development, 2001This paper challenges the WHO/UNAIDS recommendations regarding breastfeeding and HIV positive mothers in low-income, low-resource countries.The paper shows that although almost all paediatric HIV is due to maternal to child transmission (MTCT), in 1992, WHO/UNAIDS recommended that breastfeeding should be advised for pregnant women, including those who are HIV+, in countries with high infant morDocumentThe Progress of Nations Report, UNICEF, 1999For babies everywhere, the benefits of breastfeeding are undisputed. But for babies in developing nations, breastfeeding is imperative: Their very survival depends on the immune-boosting properties of mother’s milk. For them, infant formula is not just inferior; it can cause disease or even death.