Maternal and Child Health

LINI References: Last Updated June 10, 2010

Akre, J. (2009). From grand design to change on the ground: Going to scale with a global feeding strategy. In F. Dykes & V. H. Moran (Eds.), Infant and young child feeding: Challenges to implementing a global strategy (pp. 1-31). Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Anderson, A. K., Damio, G., Chapman, D. J., & Perez-Escamilla, R. (2007). Differential response to an exclusive breastfeeding peer counseling intervention: The role of ethnicity. Journal of Human Lactation, 23(1), 16-23.

Anderson, A. K., Damio, G., Himmelgreen, D. A., Peng, Y., Segura-Pérez, S., & Pérez-Escamilla, R. (2004). Social capital, acculturation, and breastfeeding initiation among puerto rican women in the united states. Journal of Human Lactation, 20(1), 39-45.

Anderson, A. K., Damio, G., Young, S., Chapman, D. J., & Perez-Escamilla, R. (2005). A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly latina low-income community. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 159(9), 836-841.

Ashiabi, G. S. (2008). African american and non-hispanic white children’s health: Integrating alternative explanations. Ethnicity & health, 13(5), 375-398.

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Baranowski, T. (1983). Social support, social influence, ethnicity and the breastfeeding decision. Social science & medicine, 17(21), 1599-1611.

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Birch, L. L., Fisher, J. O., Grimm-Thomas, K., Markey, C. N., Sawyer, R., & Johnson, S. L. (2001). Confirmatory factor analysis of the child feeding questionnaire: A measure of parental attitudes, beliefs and practices about child feeding and obesity proneness. Appetite, 36(3), 201-210.

Black, M. M., Hurley, K. M., Oberlander, S. E., Hager, E. R., McGill, A. E., White, N. T., et al. (2009). Participants’ comments on changes in the revised special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children food packages: The maryland food preference study. Journal of the  American Dietetic Association, 109(1), 116-123.

Blanco, C. L., Baillargeon, J. G., Morrison, R. L., & Gong, A. K. (2006). Hyperglycemia in extremely low birth weight infants in a predominantly hispanic population and related morbidities. Journal of Perinatology, 26(12), 737-741.

Bolton, T. A., Chow, T., Benton, P. A., & Olson, B. H. (2009). Characteristics associated with longer breastfeeding duration: An analysis of a peer counseling support program. Journal of Human Lactation, 25(1), 18-27.

Bonuck, K. A., Freeman, K., & Trombley, M. (2005a). Country of origin and race/ethnicity: Impact on breastfeeding intentions. Journal of Human Lactation, 21(3), 320-326.

Bonuck, K. A., Freeman, K., & Trombley, M. (2006). Randomized controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on infant health care use. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160(9), 953-960.

Bonuck, K. A., & Kahn, R. (2002). Prolonged bottle use and its association with iron deficiency anemia and overweight: A preliminary study. Clinical pediatrics, 41(8), 603-607.

Bonuck, K. A., Trombley, M., Freeman, K., & McKee, D. (2005b). Randomized, controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on duration and intensity of breastfeeding up to 12 months. Pediatrics, 116(6), 1413-1426.

Bowman, K. G., Ryberg, J. W., & Becker, H. (2009). Examining the relationship between a childhood history of sexual abuse and later dissociation, breast-feeding practices, and parenting anxiety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(8), 1304-1317.

Brandt, K. A., Andrews, C. M., & Kvale, J. (1998). Mother-infant interaction and breastfeeding outcome 6 weeks after birth. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 27(2), 169-174.

Briefel, R., Ziegler, P., Novak, T., & Ponza, M. (2006). Feeding infants and toddlers study: Characteristics and usual nutrient intake of hispanic and non-hispanic infants and toddlers. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106(1 Suppl 1), S84-S95.

Brotanek, J. M., Halterman, J. S., Auinger, P., Flores, G., & Weitzman, M. (2005). Iron deficiency, prolonged bottle-feeding, and racial/ethnic disparities in young children. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 159(11), 1038-1042.

Bunik, M., Clark, L., Zimmer, L. M., Jimenez, L. M., O’Connor, M. E., Crane, L. A., et al. (2006). Early infant feeding decisions in low-income latinas. Breastfeeding Medicine, 1(4), 225-235.

Burgos, A. E., Schetzina, K. E., Dixon, L. B., & Mendoza, F. S. (2005). Importance of generational status in examining access to and utilization of health care services by mexican american children. Pediatrics, 115(3), e322-e330.

Butte, N. F. (2009). Impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity. The Journal of Nutrition, 139, 412S-416S.

Cai, G., Cole, S. A., Haack, K., Butte, N. F., & Comuzzie, A. G. (2007). Bivariate linkage confirms genetic contribution to fetal origins of childhood growth and cardiovascular disease risk in hispanic children. Human genetics, 121(6), 737-744.

Crocetti, M., Dudas, R., & Krugman, S. (2004). Parental beliefs and practices regarding early introduction of solid foods to their children. Clinical pediatrics, 43(6), 541-547.

Cubbin, C., Marchi, K., Lin, M., Bell, T., Marshall, H., Miller, C., et al. (2008). Is neighborhood deprivation independently associated with maternal and infant health? Evidence from florida and washington. Maternal & Child Health Journal, 12(1), 61-74.

Cubbins, L. A., & Buchanan, T. (2009). Racial/ethnic disparities in health: The role of lifestyle, education, income, and wealth. Sociological Focus, 42(2), 172.

Davis, J. N., Weigensberg, M. J., Shaibi, G. Q., Crespo, N. C., Kelly, L. A., Lane, C. J., et al. (2007). Influence of breastfeeding on obesity and type 2 diabetes risk factors in latino youth with a family history of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes care, 30(4), 784-789.

Declercq, E., Labbok, M. M. M., Sakala, C. P. M. P. H., & O’Hara, M. M. M. (2009). Hospital practices and women’s likelihood of fulfilling their intention to exclusively breastfeed. American Journal of Public Health, 99(5), 929-935.

Dennison, B. A., Rockwell, H. L., & Nichols, M. J. (2001). Use of low-fat milk by children in the new york state wic varies with parental characteristics. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 101(4), 464-466.

Fein, S. B., Labiner-Wolfe, J., Scanlon, K. S., & Grummer-Strawn, L. M. (2008). Selected complementary feeding practices and their assoication with maternal education. Pediatrics, 122(2), S91-S97.

Finch, B. K., Do, D. P., Frank, R., & Seeman, T. (2009). Could “acculturation” effects be explained by latent health disadvantages among mexican immigrants? International Migration Review, 43(3), 471-495.

Flores, G. (2009). Devising, implementing, and evaluating interventions to eliminate health disparities in minority children. Pediatrics, 124, S214-S223.

Forste, R., & Hoffmann, J. P. (2008). Are us mothers meeting the healthy people 2010 breastfeeding targets for initiation, duration, and exclusivity? The 2003 and 2004 national immunization surveys. Journal of Human Lactation, 24(3), 278-288.

Freeman, K., Bonuck, K. A., & Trombley, M. (2008). Breastfeeding and infant illness in low-income, minority women: A prospective cohort study of the dose-response relationship. Journal of Human Lactation, 24(1), 14-22.

George, G. C., Hanss-Nuss, H., Milani, T. J., & Freeland-Graves, J. H. (2005). Food choices of low-income women during pregnancy and postpartum. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(6), 899-907.

Gibson, M. V., Diaz, V. A., Mainous, A. G., 3rd, & Geesey, M. E. (2005). Prevalence of breastfeeding and acculturation in hispanics: Results from nhanes 1999-2000 study. Birth, 32(2), 93-98.

Gibson-Davis, C. M., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2006). Couples’ immigration status and ethnicity as determinants of breastfeeding. American Journal of Public Health, 96(4), 641-646.

Gill, S. L. (2009). Breastfeeding by hispanic women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 38, 244-252.

Gill, S. L., Reifsnider, E., & Lucke, J. F. (2007). Effects of support on the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 29(6), 708-723.

Gill, S. L., Reifsnider, E., Mann, A. R., Villarreal, P., & Tinkle, M. B. (2004). Assessing infant breastfeeding beliefs among low-income mexican americans. Journal of Perinatal Education, 13(3), 39-50.

Gomel, J. N., & Zamora, A. (2007). English- and spanish-speaking latina mothers’ beliefs about food, health, and mothering. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 9(4), 359-367.

Grimshaw, K., & Venter, C. (2007). Prevention of food allergy. In V. Shaw & M. Lawson (Eds.), Clincal paediatric dietetics (3rd ed., pp. 597-604). Ames, IA: Blackwell Publishing.

Grummer-Strawn, L. M., & Mei, Z. (2004). Does breastfeeding protect against pediatric overweight? Analysis of longitudinal data from the centers for disease control and prevention pediatric nutrition surveillance system. Pediatrics, 113(2), e81-e86.

Grummer-Strawn, L. M., Scanlon, K. S., & Fein, S. B. (2008). Infant feeding and feeding transitions during the first year of life. Pediatrics, 122(2), S36-S42.

Guendelman, S., & Siega-Riz, A. (2002). Infant feeding practices and maternal dietary intake among latino immigrants in california. Journal of Immigrant Health, 4(3), 137-146.

Harley, K., & Eskenazi, B. (2006). Time in the united states, social support and health behaviors during pregnancy among women of mexican descent. Social science & medicine, 62(12), 3048-3061.

Harley, K., Stamm, N. L., & Eskenazi, B. (2007). The effect of time in the u.S. On the duration of breastfeeding in women of mexican descent. Maternal and child health journal, 11(2), 119-125.

Heck, K. E., Braveman, P., Cubbin, C., Chavez, G. F., & Kiely, J. L. (2006). Socioeconomic status and breastfeeding initiation among california mothers. Public Health Reports, 121(1), 51-59.

Heinig, M. J., Ishii, K. D., Banuelos, J. L., Campbell, E., O’Loughlin, C., & Vera Becerra, L. E. (2009). Sources and acceptance of infant-feeding advice among low-income women. Journal of Human Lactation, 25(2), 163-172.

Herman, D. R., Harrison, G. G., & Jenks, E. (2006). Choices made by low-income women provided with an economic supplement for fresh fruit and vegetable purchase. American Dietetic Association.Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106(5), 740-744.

Hill, G. J., Arnett, D. B., & Mauk, E. (2008). Breast-feeding intentions among low-income pregnant and lactating women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 32(2), 125-136.

Hopkinson, J., & Gallagher, M. K. (2009). Assignment to a hospital-based breastfeeding clinic and exclusive breastfeeding among immigrant hispanic mothers: A randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Human Lactation, 25(3), 287-296.

Hughes, S. O., Anderson, C. B., Power, T. G., Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S., & Nicklas, T. A. (2006). Measuring feeding in low-income african-american and hispanic parents. Appetite, 46(2), 215-223.

Johnson, S. L., Clark, L., Goree, K., O’Connor, M., & Zimmer, L. M. (2008). Healthcare providers’ perceptions of the factors contributing to infant obesity in a low-income mexican american community. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 13(3), 180-190.

Kahn, R., Bonuck, K., & Trombley, M. (2007). Randomized controlled trial of bottle weaning intervention: A pilot study. Clinical pediatrics, 46(2), 163-174.

Kersey, M., Lipton, R., Sanchez-Rosado, M., Kumar, J., Thisted, R., & Lantos, J. D. (2005). Breast-feeding history and overweight in latino preschoolers. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 5(6), 355-358.

Kimbro, R. T., Brooks-Gunn, J., & McLanahan, S. (2007). Racial and ethnic differentials in overweight and obesity among 3-year-old children. American Journal of Public Health, 97(2), 298-305.

Kleinman, R. E. (Ed.). (2009). Pediatric nutrition handbook (6th ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Kruse, L., Denk, C. E., Feldman-Winter, L., & Mojta Rotondo, F. (2005). Comparing sociodemographic and hospital influences on breastfeeding initiation. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 32(2), 81-85.

Kugyelka, J. G., Rasmussen, K. M., & Frongillo, E. A. (2004). Maternal obesity is negatively associated with breastfeeding success among hispanic but not black women. The Journal of nutrition, 134(7), 1746-1753.

Li, R., Fein, S. B., Chen, J., & Grummer-Strawn, L. (2008). Why mothers stop breastfeeding: Mothers’ self-reported reasons for stopping during the first year. Pediatrics, 122, S69-S76.

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Lindsay, A. C., Sussner, K. M., Greaney, M. L., & Peterson, K. E. (2009). Influence of social context on eating, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors of latina mothers and their preschool-age children. Health Education & Behavior, 36(1), 81-96.

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Mayer-Davis, E. J., Dabelea, D., Lamichhane, A. P., D’Agostino, R. B., Jr., Liese, A. D., Thomas, J., et al. (2008). Breast-feeding and type 2 diabetes in the youth of three ethnic groups – the search for diabetes in youth case-control study. Diabetes care, 31(3), 470-475.

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Memmott, M. M., & Bonuck, K. A. (2006). Mother’s reactions to a skills-based breastfeeding promotion intervention. Maternal & child nutrition, 2(1), 40-50.

Mennella, J. A., Turnbull, B., Ziegler, P. J., & Martinez, H. (2005). Infant feeding practices and early flavor experiences in mexican infants: An intra-cultural study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(6), 908.

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