2011

Infant Feeding Practices

A Cross-Cultural Perspective

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6872-2 (Print) 978-1-4419-6873-9 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxv

  2. Infant Feeding Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Infant Feeding Beliefs and Practices Across Cultures: An Introduction

  3. Socio-cultural Perspective of Infant Feeding and Policy Framework

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-38

      Managing the Lactating Body: The Breastfeeding Project in the Age of Anxiety

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      Pages 39-54

      Attitudes to Breastfeeding

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      Pages 55-76

      The Imperative to Breastfeed: An Australian Perspective

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      Pages 77-91

      Infant Feeding and the Problems of Policy

  4. Motherhood, Work, and Infant Feeding Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-108

      Shifting Identities: Social and Cultural Factors That Shape Decision-Making Around Sustaining Breastfeeding

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      Pages 109-123

      Breastfeeding Under the Blanket: Exploring the Tensions Between Health and Social Attitudes to Breastfeeding in the United States, Ireland and the United Kingdom

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      Pages 125-140

      Breastfeeding Beliefs and Practices Among Employed Women: A Thai Cultural Perspective

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      Pages 141-159

      Good Mothers and Infant Feeding Practices Amongst Women in Northern Thailand

  5. Infant Feeding Practices and HIV/AIDS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-174

      Breastfeeding in Sub-Saharan Africa: Still the Best Despite the Risk of HIV

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      Pages 175-193

      Infant Feeding in the Era of HIV: Challenges and Opportunities

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      Pages 195-209

      Facing Competing Cultures of Breastfeeding: The Experience of HIV-Positive Women in Burkina Faso

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      Pages 211-227

      Fluid Boundaries: Multiple Meanings of the Illness ‘Moto’ in Northern Malawi

  6. Infant Feeding Beliefs and Practices Within Socio-cultural Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-246

      From Traditional to Optimal Breastfeeding Practices: Selected Cases from Central and Southern Africa

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      Pages 247-263

      Hoki Ki Te Ukaipo: Reinstating Māori Infant Care Practices to Increase Breastfeeding Rates

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      Pages 265-276

      Infant Feeding in Indigenous Australian Communities

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      Pages 277-287

      Breastfeeding, Vertical Disease Transmission and the Volition of Medicines in Malawi

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      Pages 289-301

      Infant Feeding Beliefs and Practices in Islamic Societies: Focusing on Rural Turkey

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      Pages 303-313

      Early Initiation of Breastfeeding and Its Beneficial Effects in Japan

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      Pages 315-335

      Socio-cultural Factors Influencing Infant Feeding Patterns Within 6 Months Postpartum in Rural Vietnam

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