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Healthcare utilization and empowerment among women in Liberia
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2013-11)
Background: Many efforts have been undertaken to improve access to healthcare services in low-income settings; nevertheless, underutilization persists. Women’s lack of empowerment may be a central reason for underutilization, ...
Breastfeeding behavior among adolescents: Initiation, duration, and exclusivity
Purpose: Despite a substantial amount of evidence on breastfeeding among non-adolescent mothers, research and strategies uniquely designed to target adolescent mothers are critical as their rates of breastfeeding are ...
Exploring Factors Related to Oral Feeding Progression in Premature Infants
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-08)
PURPOSE: To identify infant and maternal characteristics associated with the pace of progression from the first oral feeding to complete oral feeding. SUBJECTS: One hundred forty-two stable premature infants who were ...
Breastfeeding Intentions Among Pregnant Adolescents and Young Adults and Their Partners
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-08)
BACKGROUND: Rates of breastfeeding remain disproportionately low among young mothers in the United States. Although breastfeeding behavior may be most directly related to breastfeeding intention, little is known about ...