Skip to content

Advertisement

You're viewing the new version of our site. Please leave us feedback.

Learn more

HIV and infant feeding: Lessons learnt and ways ahead

Dr Karen Marie Moland, Dr Astrid Blystad

  1. Content type: Research

    Even though it has been shown that peer support to mothers at home helps to increase exclusive breastfeeding, little is known about the experiences of peer supporters themselves and what is required of them to...

    Authors: Lungiswa L Nkonki and Karen L Daniels

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:17

    Published on:

  2. Content type: Research

    Infant feeding in communities with a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS is a potential challenge for mothers who must ultimately decide how to feed their infants within contexts that constrain their choices.

    Authors: Jennifer M Levy, Aimee L Webb and Daniel W Sellen

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:15

    Published on:

  3. Content type: Research

    In resource-poor settings, HIV positive mothers are recommended to choose between 'Exclusive breastfeeding' (EBF) or 'Exclusive replacement feeding' (ERF). Acceptability, Feasibility, Affordability, Sustainabi...

    Authors: Ingunn MS Engebretsen, Karen M Moland, Jolly Nankunda, Charles A Karamagi, Thorkild Tylleskär and James K Tumwine

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:13

    Published on:

  4. Content type: Research

    When and how to wean breastfed infants exposed to HIV infection has provoked extensive debate, particularly in low-income countries where safe alternatives to breastfeeding are rarely available. Although there...

    Authors: Jacqueline R Chinkonde, Johanne Sundby, Marina de Paoli and Viva C Thorsen

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:11

    Published on:

  5. Content type: Research

    Different strategies have been used to improve the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. Peer counsellors are reported to improve exclusive breastfeeding levels, but few studies have assessed the satisfact...

    Authors: Jolly Nankunda, James K Tumwine, Victoria Nankabirwa and Thorkild Tylleskär

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:16

    Published on:

  6. Content type: Editorial

    Infant feeding by HIV-infected mothers has been a major global public health dilemma and a highly controversial matter. The controversy is reflected in the different sets of WHO infant feeding guidelines that ...

    Authors: Karen Marie I Moland, Marina M de Paoli, Daniel W Sellen, Penny van Esterik, Sebalda C Leshabari and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:10

    Published on:

  7. Content type: Commentary

    The HIV epidemic coupled with the assumed benefits of infant formula for the children of all HIV-infected mothers have in complex ways changed public ideas about infant feeding and represents a threat to well ...

    Authors: Karen Marie I Moland, Penny van Esterik, Daniel W Sellen, Marina M de Paoli, Sebalda C Leshabari and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:19

    Published on:

  8. Content type: Debate

    As the papers in this thematic series have illustrated, the postnatal prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) strategy has struggled with lack of local relevance. In an attempt to increase ou...

    Authors: Astrid Blystad, Penny van Esterik, Marina M de Paoli, Daniel W Sellen, Sebalda C Leshabari and Karen Marie I Moland

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:18

    Published on:

  9. Content type: Research

    For HIV infected mothers in developing countries, choosing to enroll in a prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV program is supposed to represent the first step towards protecting their chil...

    Authors: John Njunga and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:14

    Published on:

  10. Content type: Research

    Breastfeeding remains normative and vital for child survival in the developing world. However, knowledge of the risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission through breastfeeding has brought to atte...

    Authors: Absera T Koricho, Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:12

    Published on:

Advertisement