• Corpus ID: 44077463

Formula for Disaster: weighing the impact of formula feeding vs breastfeeding on environment

  title={Formula for Disaster: weighing the impact of formula feeding vs breastfeeding on environment},
  author={Alison Margaret Linnecar and Arun Gupta and JP Dadhich and Maryse Arendt and Radha Holla and Sunita Katyayan and L{\'i}da Lhotsk{\'a} and Caleb Otto and Tereza Perez},

Why Breastfeed? Understanding the Factors that Influence Women to Breastfeed in Southeast Fort Worth

The purpose of this research was to identify the contextual factors that influence breastfeeding decisions among the zip codes in southeast Fort Worth in which infant mortality is greatest.

Life-LCA: case study of the life cycle impacts of an infant

Focusing on two new life phases has led to the subdivision of the “childhood and youth stage” and an extension of the system boundaries and the results show the importance of primary data collection for evaluating generic assumptions.

Factors predicting six-month exclusive breastfeeding among mothers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

This is the first study in Vietnam using a nursing model, the health promotion model, as a framework to identify factors predicting 6-month EBF and manipulating and tailoring the predicting factors to fit the Vietnamese mothers' needs through a mother class, lactation clinic or individual approach.

The complex geographies of telelactation and access to community breastfeeding support in the state of Ohio

While urban areas in Ohio benefit from both a density of face-to-face breastfeeding support resources and robust broadband options for engaging in telelactation, many rural areas of the state are lacking access to both.

The economic benefits of increasing breastfeeding rates in Spain

Benefits of having increased exclusive breastfeeding rates based on the lower incidence of infantile pathologies among exclusively breastfed infants and the magnitude of these potential benefits suggests that such policies would likely be socially cost–effective.

Breastfeeding: A Cornerstone of Healthy Sustainable Diets

The purpose of this commentary is to demonstrate the social, economic, and environmental costs of using infant formula to replace breastfeeding and provide sufficient evidence to promote breastfeeding as the universal foundation of healthy sustainable diets.

A Spatial Analysis of Breastfeeding and Breastfeeding Support in the United States: The Leaders and Laggards Landscape

  • T. GrubesicKelly M. Durbin
  • Medicine
    Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association
  • 2019
Although breastfeeding initiation rates continue to increase in the United States, rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 3 and 6 months remain low, displaying significant geographic variation, and the ability to pinpoint lagging regions can help to efficiently allocate additional breastfeeding support resources and interventions.

Infant feeding practices in the context of HIV: A qualitative exploration of the barriers and facilitators to exclusive breastfeeding in one rural and one peri-urban community in South Africa

Feeding success, concerns about breast milk sufficiency and infant weight gain played an important role in determining feeding practices, and several barriers were identified that prohibited mothers from practicing EBF.

Breastfeeding 1 Breastfeeding in the 21st century: epidemiology, mechanisms, and lifelong eff ect

The meta-analyses indicate protection against child infections and malocclusion, increases in intelligence, and probable reductions in overweight and diabetes, and an increase in tooth decay with longer periods of breastfeeding.



Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history

  • 2013

A Global Assessment of the Water Footprint of Farm Animal Products

The increase in the consumption of animal products is likely to put further pressure on the world’s freshwater resources. This paper provides a comprehensive account of the water footprint of animal

The Price of Milk

Some External Costs of Dairy Farming in Canterbury

Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of

Breastfeeding: nature's way.

  • A. Redford
  • Medicine
    The Nursing journal of India
  • 1997

Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air

The fact of global climate change is, famously, contested but, as the scientific evidence has accumulated, a broad consensus has emerged that warming of the earth is indeed happening and that this is

There is (still) too much aluminium in infant formulas

The aluminium content of a range of well known brands of infant formulas remains high, particularly so for a product designed for preterm infants and a soya-based product designedfor infants with cow's milk intolerances and allergies.

The Milk of Human Kindness: a global fact sheet on the economic value of breastfeeding. International Women Count Network

  • Crossroads Books
  • 2000

The preliminary report by the Independent Expert on human rights and environment to the Human Rights Council provides more detailed explanations