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Early initiation of breastfeeding and exclusive breastfeeding can reduce infant mortality. Breastfeeding support interventions such as counselling may improve adherence to recommended practices. However, it is not known if these interventions work at the population level.
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Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a major global health issue, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), that is associated with poor physical and mental health, but its...
Volunteer breastfeeding support groups are deemed effective in promoting breastfeeding initiation and duration, but women's views are not well reported. The aim of this study was to explore women's ex...
Peer support may help mothers to feel satisfied with their breastfeeding and to continue breastfeeding. However, previous researchers have not examined the influence of peer support on the three breas...
Despite the importance of breastfeeding, most US women do not meet recommendations for length of any or exclusive breastfeeding. Support in primary care settings is recommended (US Preventive Services...
Although the reasons for discontinued breastfeeding are multifactorial, an unsupportive work environment is consistently reported as a barrier to continued breastfeeding. In the United States, several...
The central hypothesis guiding this project is that tailored breastfeeding support, that leverages easily accessible telemedicine technologies, can improve breastfeeding outcomes among lat...
The benefits of breastfeeding are increasingly known of the population and breastfeeding rates in the country have been increasing, but still are below satisfactory to the Ministry of Heal...
The objective of this study is to determine if text-based breastfeeding support improves breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity, and duration when compared to usual postpartum care. All wom...
Breast for Success is a new direct service program focused on overcoming barriers to breastfeeding for low-income inner-city mothers by use of a culturally competent and home-based educati...
This study examines if the internet-based peer support has an effect on the breastfeeding attitude or the duration of breastfeeding in preterm infants and their mothers compared with mothe...
The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.
Voluntary organizations which support educational programs and research in psychiatry with the objective of the promotion of mental health. An early association in the United States was founded as the National Committee for Mental Hygiene in 1909, became the Mental Health Association in 1976 and later the National Mental Health Association in 1980. State and local mental health associations in this country are chartered by the national organization and affiliated with it.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports research on the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the eye and visual system. It was originally part of the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness. The National Eye Institute was established in 1968.
The countries of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)