optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding

a systematic review by Michaels S. Kramer

Publisher: Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO, Publisher: Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO in [Geneva]

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WHO/NHD/0 1.08 WHO/FCH/CAH/01.23.

StatementMichael S. Kramer, Ritsuko Kakuma.
ContributionsKakuma, Ritsuko., World Health Organization. Department of Nutrition for Health and Development., World Health Organization. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development.
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Paginationiii, 47p. :
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Report of the expert consultation on the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: conclusions and recommendations. Geneva, WHO. Chudasama RK, Patel PC, Kavishwar AB. Factors associated with duration of exclusive breastfeeding. The Internet Journal of .

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The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding identi-fied and summarized studies comparing exclusive breastfeeding* for 4 to 6 months, versus 6 months, in terms of growth, infant iron status, morbidity, atopic disease, motor development, postpartum weight loss, and amenorrhea.

It should be noted that the review wasFile Size: KB. The longstanding debate over the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding has centered on the so-called "weanling's dilemma" in developing countries: the choice between the known protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infectious morbidity and the (theoretical) insufficiency of breast milk alone to satisfy the infant's energy and micronutrient requirements beyond Author: Department of Child and Adolescent Health.

the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding.) Prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding has also been associated with a reduced risk of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) 18 19–21and of atopic disease, and some studies even suggest acceleration of neurocognitive development22–28 and protection against long-termFile Size: 1MB.

The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review Adv Exp Med Biol. ; doi: /_7. Authors Michael S Kramer 1, Ritsuko Kakuma. Affiliation 1 Departments of Pediatrics and of Cited by: We systematically reviewed available evidence concerning the effects on child health, growth, and development and on maternal health of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months vs.

exclusive breastfeeding for 3–4 months followed by mixed breastfeeding (introduction of complementary liquid or solid foods with continued breastfeeding) to 6 by:   Abbreviations: aIRR — adjusted incidence rate ratio CI — confidence interval; The American Academy of Pediatrics 1 and World Health Organization 2 recommend breastfeeding as the optimal method of infant feeding.

Multiple other medical and health professional organizations concur with this recommendation on the basis of the evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 Author: Joan Younger Meek, Lori Feldman-Winter, Lawrence Noble.

Although the health benefits of breastfeeding are widely acknowledged, opinions and recommendations are strongly divided on the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding.

Sincethe World Health Organization has recommended exclusive breastfeeding for six months. Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding Kramer MS, Kakuma R. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

; Issue 8. Art. No.: CD Summary of this review; Other related systematic reviews. Optimal breastfeeding practices and infant and child mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Review of evidence has shown that, on a population basis, exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is the optimal way of feeding infants. Thereafter infants should receive complementary foods with continued breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond. The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review.

In: Pickering LK, Morrow AL, Ruiz-Palacios GM, Schanler RJ. Protecting Infants through. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xxiv. PDF. Introduction and Special Sessions. Front Matter. Pages PDF.

Science and Policy: Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding. Front Matter. Pages PDF. The Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding. Overview. Report of the expert consultation, Geneva, Switzerland, March A systematic review of current scientific evidence on the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding identified and summarized studies comparing exclusive breastfeeding for 4 to 6 months, versus 6 months.

Background:: Although the health benefits of breastfeeding are widely acknowledged, opinions and recommendations are strongly divided on the optimal duration of exclusive of the debate has centered on the so-called 'weanling's dilemma' in developing countries: the choice between the known protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infectious morbidity and the.

Abstract. Background: Although the health benefits of breastfeeding are widely acknowledged, opinions and recommendations are strongly divided on the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding. Sincethe World Health Organization has recommended exclusive breastfeeding for six months.

Much of the recent debate in developed countries has centred on the micronutrient adequacy, as well as. The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding 1. Appropriate feeding practices are of fundamental importance for the survival, growth, development, health and nutrition of infants and children everywhere.

In this light, the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding is one of the crucial public health issues that WHO keeps under continual. Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding.

Exclusive breastfeeding for six months (versus three to four months, with continued mixed breastfeeding thereafter) reduces gastrointestinal infection and helps the mother lose weight and prevent pregnancy but has no long‐term impact on allergic disease, growth, obesity, cognitive ability, or behaviour.

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To quantify optimal minimum durations of exclusive breastfeeding associated with maintenance of any breastfeeding at 15 time points during the first year of life. Study design Mothers (n = ) from the prospective Infant Feeding Practices Study II cohort who initiated exclusive breastfeeding with healthy term infants were included.

duration of breastfeeding and a lower degree of pickiness in childhood [11, 12, 18, 19], and some studies have suggested six months of exclusive breastfeeding to be a threshold for not developing pickiness [12, 19], which corresponds well with the recommendations by the WHO.

Downloadable. In under-resourced settings, where sanitation and safe water are often lacking, breastfeeding can be life-saving.

Breastfeeding protects against infectious diseases, especially gastrointestinal infections, which largely contribute to child morbidity and mortality in developing countries (1). However, if people believe that breast milk alone is nutritionally not sufficient for a.

Exclusive breastfeeding is also important in ensuring the health of the mother. Lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of a child’s life is considered a risk for infant and childhood morbidity and mortality.

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and type 2 diabetes.3 It is estimated that improving breastfeeding rates could prevent an additio maternal deaths from breast cancer.4 In short, breastfeeding is among the most effective ways to protect maternal and child health and promote healthy growth and optimal.

Introduction. Breastfeeding increases an interactive process between mother and infant (Wood & Sanders, ) and is an optimal feeding method for ts of breastfeeding affect infant health, a child’s long term health, and maternal health.

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Following a report by the World Health Organization Expert Consultation on the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding, 14 onthe World Health Assembly recommended minimum exclusive breastfeeding duration of 6 months as a global public health recommendation.

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