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Breastfeeding provides many health benefits for mothers and their infants that span their life course. Despite this, national breastfeeding rates are below benchmarks set by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Breastfeeding rates in the Detroit low-income population are particularly low.
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Name: Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
A prenatal commitment to breastfeed is a strong predictor for breastfeeding success. Prenatal care providers have the opportunity to educate and promote breastfeeding. However, differences in educatio...
Although studies in laboratory animals demonstrate neurodevelopmental deficits caused by prenatal or postnatal organophosphate pesticide (OP) exposure, there is limited evidence on effects induced by ...
Breastfeeding is beneficial for both infant and mother, but discontinuation of breastfeeding is very common.To investigate maternal breastfeeding intention and the rate of breastfeeding based on the t...
Long-term breastfeeding, including exclusive breastfeeding for six months and continuation of breastfeeding with complementary food until two years of age, has been recommended by the World Health Org...
Breastfeeding is associated with major benefits for high-risk infants born prematurely, yet this population faces significant challenges to breastfeeding. Lactation services provide successful interve...
The purpose of this study is to investigate if a postnatal public health breastfeeding intervention relying on the importance of the psychosocial factors can prolong the period with exclus...
This study will pilot and assess feasibility of a prenatal intervention for obese pregnant women based on the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). Intervention group participants will meet w...
This is a randomised controlled trial to compare antenatal preparation and postnatal counseling strategies for improving breastfeeding rates. The objectives are: 1. to study the ...
Breastfeeding is good for the health of both mother and baby, but many women do not breastfeed, or do not breastfeed for as long as they would like. The purpose of this study is to compare...
The purpose of this prospective cohort study is to search for a relationship between maternal depression in the third trimester, as indicated by a score of > 12 on the EPDS, and a choice n...
Free-standing facilities that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postnatal care and usually incorporate family-centered maternity care concepts and practices.
The use of technology-based interventions to improve functional capacities rather than to treat disease.
The morphologic and physiological changes of the MUSCLES, bones (BONE AND BONES), and CARTILAGE of the body, i.e., MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, during the prenatal and postnatal stages of development.
Prenatal interventions to correct fetal anomalies or treat FETAL DISEASES in utero. Fetal therapies include several major areas, such as open surgery; FETOSCOPY; pharmacological therapy; INTRAUTERINE TRANSFUSION; STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION; and GENE THERAPY.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.