Research Papers
Assessment of Prevalence of Exclusive Breast Feeding Practice and Associated Factors among Under Six-Month-Old Children Selected Woreda South Nation Nationality of People Regional State, Ethiopia, 2016
Exclusive Breast Feeding is feeding the infant only breast milk for six month. EBF practice is observed as a major public health intervention to reduce the child mortality and morbidity. It also, can prevent 1.4 million deaths worldwide among children under five every year. Therefore the main objective of this study was to assess prevalence of exclusive breast feeding practice and associated factors among under sixmonth-old children selected Woreda South Nation Nationality of People Regional Sta
Temesgen Kelaye
27 Oct 2017
Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Science
Practice of Giving Exclusive Breastfeeding Among the Babies of Working Mothers and House Wife Mothers - A Comparative Study
The aim of the study was to see the status of exclusive breast feeding up to 6 month of age, among the babies of working mothers and housewife mothers and also to see different contributing factors among the working mothers for the initiation of breast milk substitute within this period.
M. Hassan, B. H. N. Yasmeen,
01 Jan 2014
Northern International Medical College Journal
The Economic Benefits of Breastfeeding: A Review and Analysis
This report reviews breastfeeding trends and previous studies that assessed the economic benefits of breastfeeding. A minimum of $3.6 billion would be saved if breastfeeding were increased from current levels (64 percent in-hospital, 29 percent at 6 months) to those recommended by the U.S. Surgeon General (75 and 50 percent). This figure is likely an underestimation of the total savings because it represents cost savings from the treatment of only three childhood illnesses: otitis media, gastroe
Jon Weimer
01 Mar 2001
Spanish Association of Pediatrics (AEP)
A Guide to Qualitative Research for Improving Breastfeeding Practices
In preparing this guide, The Manoff Group played the lead role. It is intended primarily to assist persons with some experience in qualitative research but not in breastfeeding-specific research. In addition to addressing the behavioral issues of interest to this audience (mainly in Chapter 1), the guide provides some detail on methods for planning, collecting, analyzing and using qualitative infonnation. The appendices contain tools and examples of research plans, question guides 9 etc. Readers
Michael Favin, Carol Baume
01 Jun 1996
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Exclusive Breastfeeding and Family Influences in Rural Ghana: A Qualitative Study
The aim of this study was to seek an in-depth understanding of family influences on exclusive breastfeeding in rural Ghana. Using a qualitative method with unstructured interviews as data collection instrument, a total of fourteen respondents comprising breastfeeding women and family from Moglaa in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality in Ghana participated in this study.
Iddrisu Seidu
01 May 2013
Malmö University
The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America
This book is a case study of one profession that plays a key role in the health care sector, which now represents about one seventh of the U.S. economy. It examines the most dramatic demographic change in this sector in the last century. But the issues we raise are likely to be of interest more broadly for what they say about the changing roles of women in contemporary society. Women's entry into medicine is taken as dramatic evidence that the barriers to opportunity for women are rapidly fallin
Jerry A. Jacobs, Ann K. Boulis
01 Jan 2008
Cornell University
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