Search for dissertations about: "infant feeding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words infant feeding.

  1. 1. HIV and Infant Feeding : Operational Challenges of Achieving Safe Infant Feeding Practices

    Author : Tanya Doherty; Lars-Åke Persson; Ted Greiner; Debra Jackson; Per Ashorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : International health; HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; qualitative research; cohort study; programme evaluation; nutrition; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Newborn Infant,capable and vulnerable An interactional perspective

    Author : Cristina Lundqvist; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attachment; breastfeeding; preterm infant; gender; infant development; screening instrument; Nicu; automatic analysis; Newborn infant; non-nutritive sucking; follow up; infant health; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to increase our knowledge of newborn infants and their mothers, gain a better understanding of attachment and the infants' development and identify infants at risk for poorer emotional, social and cognitive development. An interdisciplinary approach was used. Six studies are included in the thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status : Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Palaeodiet and Infant Feeding in Coastal Arctic Settlements : Insights from stable isotope analysis of bone and dentine collagen and amino acids

    Author : Alison Harris; Gunilla Eriksson; Kerstin Lidén; Michelle Alexander; Tamsin O'Connell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arctic; palaeodiet; Inuit; Yup’ik; infant feeding; domestic dogs; amino acids; collagen; stable isotopes; maintenance activities; gender; Scientific Archaeology; arkeologi med inriktning mot laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the day-to-day activities that sustained human societies in the arctic and subarctic environments of North America and Siberia over the past 1500 years. Maintenance activities, such as food preparation, childcare, and the care of domestic animals, are commonly inflected by social identity and can provide insight into the experience of gender among archaeological and historical populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Infant Feeding Practices and the Risk of Celiac Disease

    Author : CARIN ANDRÉN ARONSSON; Diabetes och celiaki; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Celiac Disease; Gluten; HLA; infant feeding; DQ2;

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