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MOTHER-TO-MOTHER SUPPORT

Selected Bibliography
April 2003

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ARTAG. Help for breastfeeding mothers. Dialogue on Diarhea 1991;46:2-3.

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Auerbach KG et al. Relactation and the premature infant. Resources in Human Nurturing 1979;3:1-21.

Baranowski T et al. Social support, social influence, ethnicity and the breastfeeding decision. Soc Sci Med 1983;17(21):1599-1611.

Bergh A-M The role of a nongovernmental organization in breastfeeding education. J Nutr Educa 1987;19(3):117-24 (BF Assn South America).

Blum LM et al. Mother to mother: A maternalist organization in late capitalist America. Social Problems 1993;40(3):285-300.

Breastfeeding Information Bureau, Malaysia. Mother-to-Mother support handbook, Cosponsored by USAID/Linkages. 2002 English/Malaysian

Bryant CA. The impact of kin, friend and neighbor networks on infant feeding practices-Cuban, Puerto Rican and Anglo families in Florida. Soc Sci Med. 1982; 16:1757-65

Buckner E et al. Social network utilization by breastfeeding mothers. J Hum Lact 1993;9(4):231-35.

Chen, C-H Effects of home visits and telephone contacts on breastfeeding compliance in Taiwan. MCN 1993;21(3):82-90.

Chezem J, Friesen C. Attendance at breast-feeding support meetings: Relationship to demographic characteristics and duration of lactation in women planning postpartum employment. 1999-1;99(1):83-85

de Maza IC et al. Sustainability of a community-based mother-to-mother support project in the peri-urban areas of Guatemala city. A La Leche League Study. 1997; i-viii,1-34,A1-F-1, Wellstart BASICS.

Dennis C-L. Theoretical underpinnings of breastfeeding confidence: A self-efficacy framework. J Hum Lact 1999-9;15(3):195-201.

Dennis C-L. et al. The effect of peer support on breast-feeding duration among primiparous women: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ 2002;166(1):21-28.

Giugliani ERJ et al. Effect of breastfeeding support from different sources on mothers' decisions to breastfeed. J Hum Lact 1994; 10(3):157-61.

Gribble J An alternative speech. New Generation 1996;15(1):12-13

Gribble DK Mother-to-mother support for women breastfeeding in unusual circumstances: A new method for an old model. Breastfeeding Review 2001;9(3):13-19

Grieve V et al. The needs of women who contact the Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia's breastfeeding counselling service. Breastfeed Rev 1997-5;5(1):17-21

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Hoddinott P, Roisin P. Qualitative study of decisions about infant feeding among women in east end of London. BMJ 1999-1-2;318:30-34

Hofmeyer GJ et al. Companionship to modify the clinical birth environment: effects on progress and perceptions of labour, and breastfeeding. Br J Ob Gyn 1991;98:756-64.

Hollander D. Peer counselors' support is successful in promoting exclusive breatfeeding among Bangladeshi women. Int Fam Plan Perspect 2001-3;27(1):51

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Houston MJ Supporting breastfeeding at home. Midw Chron Nurs N 1984; 97(1153):42-44.

Jelliffe DB La Leche League as an influence in tropical pediatrics. J Pediatr 1966;69(1):161-62.

Jelliffe DB et al. Doulas, confidence and the science of lactation. J Pediatr 1974;84(3):462-64.

Jelliffe DB et al. The role of the support group in promoting breastfeeding in developing countries. J Trop Pediatr 1974;84(3):462-64.

Kaufman KJ et al. Influences of the social network on choice and duration of breast-feeding in mothers of preterm infants. Res Nurs Health 1989;12:149-59.

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Koop EC. The lay volunteer in the mother-to-mother program of La Leche League. presented by Viola Lennon in The Report of the Surgeon General's Workshop on Breastfeeding and Human Lactation. 1984.

Kyenkya-Isabirye M et al. The mothers' support group role in the health care system. Int J Gyn Ob 1990;31(supl 1):85-90.

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Ladas A. Breastfeeding: The less available option. Env Child Hlth 1972-12;25:317-45.

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Locklin MP Telling the world: Low income women and their breastfeeding experiences. J Hum Lact 1995;11(4):285-91.

Long DG et al. Peer counselor program increases breastfeeding rates in Utah Native American WIC population. J Hum Lact 1995;11(4):279-84.

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Magalhaes R. Historical overview of breastfeeding support. Breastfeed Abstr 1993;13(2):11-12.

Matich JR et al. A comparison of social support variables between women who intend to breast or bottle feed. Soc Sci Med 1992;34(8):919-21.

McLorg PA et al. Influence of social network members and health care professionals on infant feeding practices of economically disadvantaged mothers. Med Anthropology 1989;10(4):265-78

Meara H A. key to successful breast-feeding in a non-supportive culture. J Nurse Midwif 1976;XXI(1):20-26.

Merewood A & Philipp BL. Peer counselors for breastfeeding mothers in the hospital setting: Trials, training, tributes and tribulations. J Human Lactation 2003-2;19(1):72-76.

Merrill EB. Learning how to mother. Anthropol Ed Quart 1987;18:222-40.

McNatt MH et al. Social support and lactation outcomes in postpartum women. J Hum Lact 1992;8(2):73-77.

Morrow AL et al. Efficacy of home-based peer counselling to promote exclusive breastfeeding: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 99-4-10;353(9160):e1-e12

Naber SJ & Locklin MP. Are peer counselors the key to achieving breastfeeding success with low income women? Breastfeeding Abstracts 1994-2;13(3):19-20.

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O'Rourke K et al. Impact of community organization of women on perinatal outcomes in rural Bolivia. Pan Am J Pub Hlth 1998;3(1):9-14

Pereira GR et al. Breastfeeding in neonatal intensive care: beneficial effects of maternal counseling. Perinatol Neonatol 1984;n:35-42.

Phillips V Where the self-help group fits into the health-care scene: with special reference to NMAA. Breastfeed Rev 1990-5;11(1):33-34

Phillips V Nursing Mother's Association of Australia: A support group in action. Aust Fam Phys 1990;19(11):1629.

Ridler J The importance of breast-feeding support groups. SAMJ 1988; 17:384.

Riordan J Social support and breastfeeding. Breastfeed Abstr 1989; 8(3):13-14.

Ryan K The power of support groups: Influence on infant feeding trends in New Zealand. J Hum Lact 1997;13(3):183-90.

Shaw E & Kaczorowski J The effect of a peer counseling program on breastfeeding initiation and longevity in a low-income rural population. J Human Lact 1999-3;15(1):19-25

Shea E La Leche League: More than just breast-feeding support. Can Fam Phys 1992;38:1221,23-34.

Silverman PR et al. Mutual help during critical role transitions. J Appl Behavioral Sci 1976;12:410-18.

Spieler J (moderator) et al. Technical Working Group C Report: Breastfeeding promotion in health and health-related programs. Int J Gyn Ob 1990;31(Supl 1):145-46.

Stokamer CL et al. Breastfeeding in systems related to health care. Int J Gyn Ob 1990;31(Supl 1):111-13.

Thorley V Complementary and competing roles of volunteers and professionals in the breastfeeding field. Int J Self Help & Self Care 1999-2000;1(2):171-79

Tompson M Role of voluntary agencies in promoting breastfeeding. Env Child Hlth 1975;n:8-10.

Tompson M. The effectiveness of mother-to-mother help: Research on the La Leche League International Program. Birth Fam J 1976;3(44):1-6.

Vickers MC. Mother to mother support: The backbone of La Leche League. New Beginnings 1997 ½;14(1):4-6

Waterston T Commentary on Randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of a booklet on The improving the duration of breastfeeding. Arch Dis Child 1997;76:503-04.

Wolke D. et al. Excessive infant crying: A controlled study of mothers helping mothers. Pediatrics 1994;94(3):322-32.

Compiled by Carol Huotari IBCLC, Manager Center for Breastfeeding Information, La Leche League International

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