Naila Ramji

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OBJECTIVE To compare the rate of any breastfeeding at the time of postpartum hospital discharge between obese women (BMI ≥ 30.00 kg/m(2)) and women with a normal BMI (18.50 to 24.99 kg/m(2)). METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of women with live, singleton pregnancies who delivered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador between 2002 and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to compare breastfeeding initiation rates for women across body mass index (BMI) classes, including normal BMI (18.50-24.99 kg/m2), overweight (25.00-29.99 kg/m2), obese (30.00-39.99 kg/m2), morbidly obese (40.00-49.99 kg/m2) and extreme obesity (≥50.00 kg/m2). MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective cohort of women with(More)
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