Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

A breastfeeding study in a rural population in South Australia

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English
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Online
Author: 
Georgina Stamp
Helen Casanova
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Examines breastfeeding rates at 6 weeks, 3 months and 6 months postpartum in a rural community. Discusses women’s postnatal breastfeeding needs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14456354 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Breastfeeding Foundation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training

Promotes breastfeeding and mother-infant health through donations to breastfeeding education programs and other initiatives. Website includes information on a variety of breastfeeding issues and concerns.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-946-2967
Email Address: 
info@canadianbreastfeedingfoundation.org
Street Address: 
424-5724 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1E9

LactMed: drugs and lactation database

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
United States National Library of Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006-
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant.

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The breastfeeding café: mothers share the joys, challenges, and secrets of nursing

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara L Behrmann
Publisher: 
The University of Michigan Press
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ann Arbor, MI

Presents stories from women all over the United States that reveal the nursing relationship in all its complexity and seek to create a culture in which breastfeeding women are visible, accepted, and valued.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 047206875X
PREG.B44 2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women and epilepsy: parenting concerns

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Epilepsy Toronto
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses parenting issues epileptic women may face, including breast feeding, infant bathing, and child-proofing.

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Childbirth practices, medical intervention & women's autonomy: safer childbirth or bigger profits?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maureen Baker
Publisher: 
Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the factors that influence childbirth and breastfeeding practices, such as new technologies, changing labour markets, medical
and corporate profits and the politics of choice.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Breast feeding

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English
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Online
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International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the benefits and management of breastfeeding.

Exclusive breast-feeding and HIV infection

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English
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Online
Author: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding infant feeding options in the presence of HIV infection.

The Young Mothers Project: prevention of otitis media through breastfeeding and second-hand smoke abatement

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Alan D. Bowd
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Children & Adolescents with Special Needs
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Thunder Bay, ON

Reports on interventions that encouraged young women to choose to breastfeed as long as possible, to reduce the prevalence of chornic otitis media, and attempt to reduce their babies' exposure to second-hand smoke.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.B69 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Keeping your breasts healthy: breastfeeding

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes how to stay healthy and take special care of our breasts when breastfeeding. Examines what things to avoid during this time.

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