Breastfeeding Tag

Recently published research in the BMC Paediatrics 201818:299 by authors Manhire et al. concludes that breastfeeding duration of mainly Māori women was shorter than the national average. Increasing the duration of breastfeeding by these mothers could be further facilitated by ante and postnatal education involving their own mothers and...

Loving Pēpe for life: Your guide to being healthy and keeping activity during your pregnancy Loving Pēpe for Life was developed by the Health 4 Life Project to support health and community workers who work with pregnant women and whānau with babies, to have conversations about healthy...

The health promotion team at WellSouth has been working on a Breastfeeding Friendly Pharmacy project, a settings based approach to cultivating pharmacies as a community environment supportive of breastfeeding. This is a case study from the ANA June 2017 Newsletter....

The Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched in 1991 as a global programme to incentivize maternity facilities throughout the world to adhere to the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. This report provides an analysis of the current status of the...

Poster informing of two free workforce development programmes for health practitioners, health promoters, and educators. The programmes aim to improve knowledge about the role of good nutrition and physical activity prior to conception, during pregnancy and in infancy to help reduce health risks later in life, in particular heart...

How We Eat – Reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size How We Eat is a review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size. The topics reviewed are: breastfeeding, parental...