Search for dissertations about: "Lactation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the word Lactation.

  1. 1. Oral contraceptives during lactation : transfer of contraceptive steroids and estradiol to human milk

    Author : Staffan Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Essential fatty acids in the perinatal period. Short and long term effects in a rat model

    Author : Marina Korotkova; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : EFA; perinatal period; lactation; diet; adipose tissue; leptin; programming;

    Abstract : Nutritional factors during a sensitive perinatal period may lead to developmental adaptations proposed to program for pathological conditions later in life. An adequate supply of essential fatty acids (EFA) during pregnancy and lactation is crucial for optimal fetal and postnatal development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diet and/or exercise treatment for weight loss in overweight and obese women after childbirth

    Author : Fredrik Bertz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : weight loss; overweight; postpartum; lactation; diet; exercise; behavior modification; DLW; body composition; RCT; Grounded Theory;

    Abstract : AIM: The aim of the research presented in this thesis was to evaluate whether, dietary behavior modification treatment (D), or physical exercise behavior modification treatment (E), or the combination of both (DE), provide short and long-term weight loss compared to control (C) among overweight and obese lactating women, and if so how. METHODS: At 10-14 weeks postpartum, 68 lactating Swedish women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index of 25-35 were randomized to 12 weeks of treatment or control. READ MORE

  4. 4. Iodine intake and uptake in populations at risk for iodine deficiency

    Author : Sofia Manousou; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : iodine; pregnancy; lactation; bariatric surgery; urinary iodine concentration; thyroglobulin; breastmilk iodine concentration; iodine supplementation; Sweden;

    Abstract : Background: Iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones. Both iodine deficiency (ID) and iodine excess may be harmful. Iodine intake in Sweden is considered adequate for the general population due to iodization of table salt since 1936 but data on pregnant and breastfeeding women (i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Care for the New-Born : Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin Contact

    Author : Paola Oras; Eva-Lotta Funkquist; Lena Hellström Westas; Tomas Ljungberg; Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist; Jonna Bornemark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Breastfeeding; Lactation; Human Milk; Newborn; Infant; Preterm Infant; Kangaroo Mother Care; Mother-infant interaction; Parent-Child Relations; Object Attachment; Self Efficacy; Implementation Science; Quality of healthcare; Quality improvement; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Breastfeeding is associated with improved health in mothers and children and human milk is especially beneficial for preterm infants. The vast majority of pregnant women in Sweden intend to breastfeed, but breastfeeding rates are suboptimal, with even lower rates for preterm infants. READ MORE