Malaysian authors reviews featured in new breastfeeding collection - Enabling Breastfeeding
The recently released breastfeeding collection included reviews examining interventions to promote and enable breastfeeding. Malaysian authors were involved in 3 of these reviews. All of these reviews have free open access to the full text.
Antenatal breastfeeding education for increasing breastfeeding duration
This review examines the effect of providing antenatal education and knowledge on breastfeeding duration. The included trials examined many different forms of antenatal education
Citation: Lumbiganon P, Martis R, Laopaiboon M, Festin MR, Ho JJ, Hakimi M. Antenatal breastfeeding education for increasing breastfeeding duration. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006425. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006425.pub4.
Rooming-in for new mother and infant versus separate care for increasing duration of breastfeeding
Rooming in means keeping mother and infant together in the same room after birth until they are discharged from the hospital. This review looks the effect of this on breastfeeidng duration.
Citation: Jaafar SH, Ho JJ, Lee KS. Rooming-in for new mother and infant versus separate care for increasing the duration of breastfeeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD006641. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006641.pub3.
Effect of restricted pacifier use on breastfeeding duration in full-term infants
This is an updated review published in 2011.This reviews the effect of restricting pacifier usage in mothers who are motivated to breastfeed.
Citation: Jaafar SH, Ho JJ, Jahanfar S, Angolkar M. Effect of restricted pacifier use in breastfeeding term infants for increasing duration of breastfeeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD007202. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007202.pub4.
Malaysian Authors have so far published 132 reviews and 19 protocols. From January 2016 to March 2017, they have published 36 reviews and 2 protocols in 2016.