Keyword: Breastfeeding

For more related articles, please see the category Infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IFE).

Acceptable medical reasons for using breastmilk substitutes

WHO/UNICEF have updated their guidance on acceptable medical reasons for use of breastmilk substitutes (BMS) based on new scientific evidence.

Issue 36, July 2009 (page 15)

Breastfeeding and Mortality in Emergencies

Summary of published paper.

Issue 21, March 2004 (page 5)

Breastfeeding Support Groups in Tajikistan

This field article describes Action Against Hunger’s experiences with Breastfeeding Support Groups in Tajikistan.

Issue 30, April 2007 (page 11)

Breastfeeding support in the refugee camps of North Western Tanzania

This article describes UNHCR’s experiences of supporting breastfeeding in a refugee camp setting, and how the ‘breastfeeding corners’ initially established evolved into community based support approach.

Issue 31, September 2007 (page 32)

Diarrhoea risk associated with not breastfeeding in Botswana

Summary of report and presentation.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 23)

Diet and renal function in malnutrition

Summary of presentation.

Issue 19, July 2003 (page 24)

Diluted F100 v infant formula in treatment of severely malnourished infants < 6 months

This article reports the main findings of a study which aimed to address one of the ongoing debates concerning the treatment of infants <6m - which supplemental milk is the most appropriate to use in their treatment?.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 18)

Effect of Breastfeeding and Formula Feeding on Transmission of HIV-1

Summary of published clinical trial.

Issue 11, December 2000 (page 3)

Evaluation of Relactation by the Supplemental Suckling Technique

This article describes ACFs experiences of managing malnourished infants under six months in an inpatient setting in a challenging environment, which leads them to raise key questions about managing this age-group.

Issue 32, January 2008 (page 30)

HIV-Positive Mothers in Uganda Return to Breastfeeding

Summary of published research.

Issue 20, November 2003 (page 15)

Infant Feeding Alternatives for HIV Positive Mothers in Kenya

The HIV pandemic sweeping southern Africa and other parts of sub- Saharan Africa is increasingly being perceived and described as a chronic emergency.

Issue 22, July 2004 (page 26)

Infant feeding in a TFP

MSc Thesis.

Issue 9, March 2000 (page 7)

Infant Feeding in Bosnia

The comments in the letter to the editors (Field Exchange, issue 2) on the article "Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Experience from Former Yugoslavia" saddened me a little.

Issue 3, January 1998 (page 20)

Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Experiences from Former Yugoslavia

War in the former Yugoslavia presented a relatively new situation to the international aid community whose prior emergency experience had mostly been in less developed countries.

Issue 1, May 1997 (page 3)

Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Experiences from Indonesia and Lebanon

On the 27th May 2006 a strong earthquake had a devastating impact on two provinces on Java Island in Indonesia killing 5,778 people. Major infrastructural damage left 3.2 million people affected.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 3)

Infant feeding in the South Asia earthquake aftermath

This article describes the infant feeding situation and the initial interventions to protect, promote and support appropriate infant feeding practices during the relief efforts in Pakistan following the 8 October 2005 earthquake.

Issue 27, March 2006 (page 3)

Infant feeding in tsunami affected villages in India

Summary of published research.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 10)

Letter on infant feeding in Former Yugoslavia, by Fiona Watson, Aileen Robertson and Aida Filipovic

We would like to comment on the article "Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Experience from Former Yugoslavia" (Field Exchange, Issue 1, May '97). .

Issue 2, August 1997 (page 8)

Maternal depression and infant growth – review of recent evidence

recent paper reviews the research over the last 10 years investigating whether there is an association between maternal depression and infant growth impairment.

Issue 34, October 2008 (page 36)

National training on IFE in Sri Lanka

This piece summarises an IFE training led by country delegates as an action arising from the regional IFE workshop held in Bali 10-13th March 2008.

Issue 35, March 2009 (page 22)

Philippine Nutrition Cluster’s battle for the best: the breast

The Philippines lies along the typhoon belt of the Western Pacific, making it prone to various hydro-meteorological hazards.

Issue 34, October 2008 (page 38)

Postscript to 'Infant feeding in tsunami affected villages in India'


Issue 29, December 2006 (page 10)

Practical experiences and lessons learned in using supplemental suckling technique

Following on from the article on infant feeding in emergencies, which appeared in the March 2000 issue of Field Exchange, we wish to add our thoughts on the use of the supplemental suckling technique, drawing on our experience from the therapeutic feeding centre in Kabaya district hospital, in Gisenyi, Rwanda, which Save the Children (UK) was supporting.

Issue 13, August 2001 (page 23)

Review of indicators to assess Infant Feeding in Emergencies

Summary of research.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 6)

Somali KAP Study on Infant and Young Child Feeding and Health Seeking Practices

Since the collapse of the Somali Central Government in 1991, the country has faced a series of disasters, both natural (floods and droughts) and man-made (poor governance, armed conflict, and collapse of institution/infrastructure).

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 7)