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Willows, Noreen D., Iserhoff, Rose, Napash, Lily, Leclerc, Lucie, Verrall, Tanya
Objectives. The objectives were to document the prevalence of maternal anxiety about food supply in Cree women who had 9-month-old infants, and to understand maternal and infant characteristics associated with anxiety. Study Design. The design was descriptive and combined both cross-sectional and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2019: Human milk is becoming a hot commodity: media reports describe it as "liquid gold" and costing "more than sushi" because of its scarcity and high value (Dutton, 2011). This project will explore emerging practices of human milk exchange. Some mothers donate their milk...
Postpartum weight retention (PPWR) is an important risk factor for long-term obesity. Accurate assessment and understanding of energy expenditure and other metabolic characteristics of postpartum women may improve weight management following childbirth. The overall aims of this research were to...
Exclusive Breastfeeding among Canadian Inuit: Results from the Nunavut Inuit Child Health SurveyDownload
McIsaac, Kathryn E., Lou, Wendy, Sellen, Daniel, Young, T. Kue
"Background: Very little population-based research has been conducted around the exclusive breastfeeding practices of Inuit Canadians. Objectives: This research aims to assess the distribution of exclusive breastfeeding among Inuit Canadians and to identify factors associated with exclusive...
Bridgman, Sarah L., Konya, Theodore, Azad, Meghan B., Sears, Malcolm R., Becker, A. B., Turvey, Stuart E., Mandhane, P. J., Subbarao, P., Scott, James A., Field, Catherine J., Kozyrskyj, Anita L.
Secretory immunoglobulin A (IgA) plays a critical role in gut mucosal immune defense. Initially provided by breastmilk, IgA production by the infant gut is gradually stimulated by developing gut microbiota. This study reports associations between infant fecal IgA concentrations 4 months after...