Scientific Articles on Breastfeeding and Breast Milk

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers and NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Flax, V. L., Ibrahim, A. U., Negerie, M., Yakubu, D., Leatherman, S., & Bentley, M. E. (2017). Group cell phones are feasible and acceptable for promoting optimal breastfeeding practices in a women's microcredit program in Nigeria. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 13(1). PMID: 26990786
  • Dunn, K., Bayer, L. L., & Mody, S. K. (2016). Postpartum contraception: An exploratory study of lactation consultants' knowledge and practices. Contraception, 94(1), 87–92. PMID: 26996737
  • Flax, V. L., Hamela, G., Mofolo, I., Hosseinipour, M. C., Hoffman, I., & Maman, S. (2016). Infant and young child feeding counseling, decision-making, and practices among HIV-infected women in Malawi's Option B+ prevention of mother-to-child transmission program: A mixed methods study. AIDS and Behavior, 20(11), 2612–2623. PMID: 27022939
  • Gross, R. S., Mendelsohn, A. L., Gross, M. B., Scheinmann, R., & Messito, M. J. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of a primary care-based child obesity prevention intervention on infant feeding practices. Journal of Pediatrics, 174, 171–177.e2. PMID: 27113376
  • Hawkins, S. S., Gillman, M. W., Rifas-Shiman, S. L., Kleinman, K. P., Mariotti, M., & Taveras, E. M. (2016). The Linked CENTURY Study: Linking three decades of clinical and public health data to examine disparities in childhood obesity. BMC Pediatrics, 16, 32. PMID: 26961130
  • Lemas, D. J., Young, B. E., Baker, P. R. 2nd, Tomczik, A. C., Soderborg, T. K., Hernandez, T. L., et al. (2016). Alterations in human milk leptin and insulin are associated with early changes in the infant intestinal microbiome. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 103(5), 1291–1300. PMID: 27140533
  • Sen, S., Rifas-Shiman, S. L., Shivappa, N., Wirth, M. D., Hébert, J. R., Gold, D. R., et al. (2016). Dietary inflammatory potential during pregnancy is associated with lower fetal growth and breastfeeding failure: Results from Project Viva. Journal of Nutrition, 146(4), 728–736. PMID: 26936137
  • Smith, L. A., Geller, N. L., Kellams, A. L., Colson, E. R., Rybin, D. V., Heeren, T., & Corwin, M. J. (2016). Infant sleep location and breastfeeding practices in the United States, 2011–2014. Academic Pediatrics, 16(6), 540–549. PMID: 26851615
  • Straub, H., Simon, C., Plunkett, B. A., Endres, L., Adam, E. K., Mckinney, C., et al. (2016). Evidence for a complex relationship among weight retention, cortisol and breastfeeding in postpartum women. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 20(7), 1375–1383. PMID: 26968183
  • Zash, R.M., Shapiro, R. L., Leidner, J., Wester, C., McAdam, A. J., Hodinka, R. L., et al. (2016, August). The aetiology of diarrhoea, pneumonia and respiratory colonization of HIV-exposed infants randomized to breast- or formula-feeding. Paediatrics and International Child Health, 36(30), 189–197. PMID: 27595698

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