• Publications
  • Influence
[Frequency and determinants of breastfeeding in the State of São Paulo, Brazil].
OBJECTIVE To meet the information need of Brazilian municipalities concerning breastfeeding practices as part of health care planning, a study was carried out to describe breastfeeding and toExpand
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[A review of breastfeeding in Brazil and how the country has reached ten months' breastfeeding duration].
  • M. Réa
  • Medicine
  • Cadernos de saude publica
  • 2003
In 1975, one out of two Brazilian women only breastfed until the second or third month; in a survey from 1999, one out of two breastfed for 10 months. This increase over the course of 25 years can beExpand
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Impact of the Brazilian national breast-feeding programme on mothers in greater São Paulo.
A broad-based national breast-feeding programme was launched in Brazil in 1981 that was preceded by an evaluation of infant feeding habits in two metropolitan areas of the country. This paper reportsExpand
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[Benefits of breastfeeding and women's health].
  • M. Réa
  • Medicine
  • Jornal de pediatria
  • 1 November 2004
OBJECTIVE To review breastfeeding benefits for the women's health. SOURCES OF DATA Lilacs, MEDLINE, SciELO, BIREME, Cochrane Library and Google were searched for the keywords: breastfeeding andExpand
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Counselling on breastfeeding: assessing knowledge and skills.
Reported are the results of a randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of the WHO/UNICEF 40-hour course "Breastfeeding counselling: a training course". The course was conducted in aExpand
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The Brazilian National Breastfeeding Program: a success story.
  • M. Réa
  • Medicine
  • International journal of gynaecology and…
  • 1990
The Brazilian National Breastfeeding Program launched in 1981, is remarkable for its broad scope, including activities aimed at protecting (employment legislation, control of marketing of substitutesExpand
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Protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding among women in the labor force.
The need to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding among women in the labor force is an important global issue that requires greater attention. An increasing proportion of women of child-bearingExpand
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[Breastfeeding practices among paid working mothers in Paraíba State, Brazil: a cross-sectional study].
Paid work should not be an obstacle to women's breastfeeding. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months. In Brazil, women are legally entitled to 4 months ofExpand
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[Breast-milk substitutes: past and present].
  • M. Réa
  • Medicine
  • Revista de saude publica
  • 1 June 1990
The historical development of industrialized products used as breast-milk, substitutes a process begun in the 18th century, is studied. The marketing strategy currently adopted infant formulaExpand
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Infant and young child feeding counseling: an intervention study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated infant and young child feeding counseling course for transforming the knowledge, attitudes and practices of pediatricians and nutritionistsExpand
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