Tatiana de Oliveira Vieira

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BACKGROUND Breastfeeding within the first hour of life is a potential mechanism for health promotion. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of breastfeeding initiation within the first hour of life in Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil, between 2004 and 2005, and investigate the influence of maternal, child and prenatal factors on this(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate factors associated with discontinuation of exclusive breastfeeding in the first month of lactation, in the city of Feira de Santana, Brazil. METHODS Cohort study with follow-up of 1,309 mother-child pairs selected from all maternities in the municipality. Data were collected in hospital and in home visits during the first month of(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence of and factors associated with overweight in children under 4 years of age in Feira de Santana, state of Bahia, Brazil. METHODS Cross-sectional study nested within a birth cohort of 793 children born in Feira de Santana, Brazil. Independent variables were related to infant characteristics, social and demographic(More)
BACKGROUND Determinants of the duration of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) differ in effect and magnitude across populations. The present study aimed to identify factors associated with discontinuation of EBF in a municipality in northeastern Brazil, including variables that have received little or no attention in previous literature. METHODS This cohort(More)
BACKGROUND Overweight and obesity are a public health problem with a multifactorial aetiology. The objective of this study was to evaluate risk factors for overweight and obesity in children at 6 years of age, including type of delivery and breastfeeding. METHODS This study relates to a cohort of 672 mother-baby pairs who have been followed from birth up(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the eating habits of breastfed and non-breastfed children through the analysis of food intake by children younger than one year of age in Feira de Santana in 2001. METHODS Cross-sectional study. The mothers of children younger than one year answered a questionnaire during the national vaccination day in 44 (71%) vaccination units(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate trends in breastfeeding indicators in the city of Feira de Santana, Brazil, and to identify population characteristics that might have influenced this trend. METHODS Three methodologically comparable cross-sectional surveys performed in 1996, 2001, and 2009 were analyzed. These involved 2,159, 2,319, and 1,471 children younger(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the prevalence and factors associated with the occurrence of cracked nipples in the first month postpartum. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study nested in a cohort of mothers living in Feira de Santana, state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. Data from 1,243 mother-child dyads assessed both at the maternity ward and 30 days after(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify whether the occurrence of acute viral bronchiolitis in the first year of life constitutes a risk factor for asthma at age 6 considering a parental history of asthma. METHODS Cross-sectional study in a cohort of live births. A standardized questionnaire of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood was applied to the(More)
An ecological study highlighted violence and death by external causes in Salvador and in Bahia through data furnished by the Fundação Nacional de Saúde (Health National Foundation) at the Ministério da Saúde (Ministry of Health), based on mortality records and population estimates by IBGE. The risk of death by homicide in Brazil is three times greater than(More)