Search for dissertations about: "exclusive breast feeding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words exclusive breast feeding.

  1. 1. Promotion of Exclusive Infant Feeding in South Africa Community-Based Peer Counselling in high HIV Prevalent Area

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Barni Nor; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Promotion; Exclusive Breastfeeding; Formula Feeding; Peer Counselling; HIV; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Despite global efforts, exclusive breastfeeding is rarely practiced in South Africa where infants are at risk of diarrheal infections, malnutrition and HIV transmission. The present study was conceptualized within the context of a multi-country, cluster randomized community-based behavioural intervention known as PROMISE-EBF in South Africa, Burkina Faso, Zambia and Uganda (www. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exclusive breastfeeding-Does it make a difference? A longitudinal, prospective study of daily feeding practices, health and growth in a sample of Swedish infants

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Clara Aarts; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; exclusive breastfeeding; infant feeding pattern; infant growth; infant morbidity; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The concept of exclusive breastfeeding in relation to daily feeding practices and to health and growth of infants in an affluent society was examined. In a descriptive longitudinal prospective study 506 mother-infant pairs were followed from birth through the greater part of the first year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breastfeeding and introduction of other foods A prospective longitudinal study in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Agneta Hörnell; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; accustoming; breastfeeding duration; chewing; coeliac disease; exclusive breastfeeding; feeding frequency; formula; night feeding; pacifier use; sleep; solids; suckling duration; thumb sucking; weaning; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : This study, based on daily recordings of infant feeding, comprised 506 infants from Uppsala, Sweden. All mothers had had previous breastfeeding experience of at least 4 months, and were planning to breastfeed the index child for ≥6 months. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeding the very low birth weight infant : Short and long term effects of tube feeding methods in early postnatal life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Ann Dsilna Lindh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tube feeding;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate short term effects of enteral feeding methods, continuous versus intermittent bolus feeding in very low birth weight infants on gastro intestinal tolerance and growth (I) and, behavioural responses of stress during feeding (II) in early postnatal life. Furthermore, to compare and follow up of longer term effects of these enteral feeding methods on later breastfeeding capability (III). READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Pre- and Postnatal Nutrition Interventions on Child Growth and Body Composition The MINIMat Trial in Rural Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ashraful Islam Khan; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; body composition; child growth; exclusive breast feeding; food supplementation; multiple micronutrients; pregnancy; programming;

    Abstract : Nutritional insults and conditions in fetal life and infancy may influence later growth and body composition as well as the development of chronic diseases in adult life. We studied the effects of maternal food and micronutrient supplementation and exclusive breast-feeding counseling on offspring growth 0-54 months and body composition at 54 months of age. READ MORE