Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Towards healthy environments for children: frequently asked questions (FAQ) about breastfeeding in a contaminated environment

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Author: 
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
Publisher: 
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Penang, Malaysia

Addresses breastfeeding in a contaminated environment.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH PREG.T69 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Contemporary trends in infant feeding research

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English
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Paper
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Penny Van Esterik
Publisher: 
Annual Review of Anthropology
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Palo Alto, CA

Provides a review of the biocultural process of breastfeeding, broader questions of infant and young-child feeding, and policy issues of women's employment, exclusive breastfeeding, and complementary feeding.

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ISSN 00845470
PREG.V36 2002

Breastfeeding

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English
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Online
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Canadian Paediatric Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding. Answers common questions about breastfeeding, such as how to tell if the baby is feeding well, when should mothers express their breast milk, and how to store expressed breast milk.

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Go to Pregnancy and Babies, then select Breastfeeding.

Baby's first food: breastfeeding

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English
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Paper
Online
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Alberta Health and Wellness
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides practical information about breastfeeding, reasons for breastfeeding, how often to nurse, how to hold the baby, adjusting to breastfeeding, expressing breast milk, weaning, and how mothers can care for themselves during the breastfeeding period.

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Alberta breastfeeding support service directory

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English
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Online
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Alberta Medical Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides a provincial directory, organized by region, of breastfeeding clinics, support services and lactation consultants. Includes additional lists of book resources, interest groups, and related websites with hyperlinks.

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13th annual national breastfeeding seminar: pathways to exclusive breastfeeding

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English
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Paper
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides all the presentations given at the conference, held in Toronto June 5-6, 2003. Includes talks given on: factors that support exclusive breastfeeding for a variety of populations; research and clinical pathways to exclusive breastfeeding; roles that health professionals play in supporting exclusive breastfeeding; and, strategies that support this practice.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PREG.P38 2003

Australian Breastfeeding Association

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Promotes and supports breastfeeding in Australia. Provides links to a wealth of breastfeeding information, including FAQs, information for breastfeeding multiples, working and breastfeeding, and more.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+61 3 9885 0855
Email Address: 
info@breastfeeding.asn.au
Fax Number: 
+61 3 98850866
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 4000
City: 
Glen Iris, Victoria
Postal/ZIP Code: 
3146

La Leche League Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Promotes breastfeeding through education, information, encouragement, and mother-to-mother support. Services include a telephone support network, meetings where mothers can learn about breastfeeding, publications for mothers and health professionals, and sponsorship of conferences and professional seminars.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-774-4900
Email Address: 
adc@lllc.ca
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-665-4324
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 700
City: 
Winchester
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K0C 2K0

Survey of breastfeeding support services in North America: part 2

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Marie Labrèche
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a listing of breasteeding support services in North America, and supplementary materials, including breastfeeding information sheets and samples of survey questionnaires, are included in the appendices.

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ISBN 0662992881
PREG.S87 1994

Risks, rights and regulation: communicating about risks and infant feeding: discussion paper

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Penny Van Esterik
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000, 2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on environmental risks associated with breastfeeding, and examines the sometimes contradictory information presented to the public on the well-documented benefits of breastfeeding versus the risk of environmental toxins contaminating breast milk. Reviews, summarizes, and analyzes some of this research, examines what different constituent groups are doing with this information, and concludes with suggestions for further research and advocacy inititatives.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH ENVI.V36 2000
NNEWH ENVI.V36 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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