Infant feeding

Infant feeding

Breastfeeding: understanding the motivations and supports for women in Saskatoon and Winnipeg

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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Roberta Stout
Yvonne Hanson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The result of a study of eighteen mothers and five service providers from Winnipeg and Saskatoon and their perceptions of the motivations, challenges and supports for breastfeeding. Uncovers some of the complexities experienced by breastfeeding mothers including their cultural knowledge and understandings, social environments, local program availability, health professional and family supports, or lack thereof. Includes suggestions from the women and service providers on how to better support mothers who are breastfeeding. 

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Breastfeeding and human lactation

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jan Riordan (ed.)
Publisher: 
Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides the clinical topics and problem-solving guidance that lactation consultants and other women's health professionals need in professional practice.

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ISBN 0763745855
PREG.R56 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Exclusive breast-feeding and HIV infection

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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: 
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 formula for feeding

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English
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Author: 
Sarah Fielden
Publisher: 
Living +
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at infant feeding options for mothers with HIV.

Feeding your baby the healthiest foods: from breast milk to table foods

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Louise Lambert-Lagacé
Publisher: 
Stoddard Publishing Co., Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers information on the merits of breast milk, and how to manage breastfeeding in the hospital, at home, and after a return to the workplace. Also includes nutritious menus for moms and babies.

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ISBN 0773761128
PARE.L36 2000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

HIV and infant feeding: guidelines for decision-makers

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization
UNICEF
United Nations Population Fund
UNAIDS
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides guidance to decision-makers on infant and young child feeding in the context of HIV. Includes current recommendations for HIV-positive women, and describes infant-feeding options.

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ISBN 9241591226
ISBN 9241591234
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Includes bibliographical references.

Is it possible to breastfeed both an infant and a toddler? (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
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La Leche League International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Schaumburg, IL

Briefly discusses the benefits of tandem nursing.

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International Baby Food Action Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

Consists of public interest groups working around the world to reduce infant and young child morbidity and mortality. Aims to improve the health and well-being of babies and young children, their mothers and their families through the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding and optimal infant feeding practices.

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Primary Telephone: 
(416) 595 9819
Email Address: 
infact@ftn.net
Fax Number: 
(416) 591-9355
Street Address: 
INFACT Canada 10 Trinity Square
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Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
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M5G IBI

Contemporary trends in infant feeding research

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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

Infant botulism

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the causes and symptoms of infant botulism. Recommends that parents and caregivers not feed honey to children who are less than one year old.

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Series: It's Your Health
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