BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL INITIATIVE
CURRENT RESEARCH

  • A Meta-analysis of pacifier use and SIDS
    Hauck, F. R., Omojokun, O. O., & Siadaty, M. S. (2005). Do pacifiers reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome? A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 116(5), e716-e723.
  • Pacifier use and breastfeeding
    Howard, C. R., Howard, F. M., Lanphear, B., Eberly, S., Oakes, D., & Lawrence, R. A. (2003). Randomized clinical trial of pacifier use and bottle-feeding or cupfeeding and their effect on breastfeeding. Pediatrics, 111(3), 511-518.

BREASTFEEDING AND SELECTED HEALTH OUTCOMES

Evidence on the long-term effects of breastfeeding
World Health Organization. Horta BL, Bahl R, Martines JC, Victora CG. Evidence on the long-term effects of breastfeeding. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses. WHO Press, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, ISBN 978 92 4 159523 O, 2007. 52 pages. 

Insulin requirements of diabetic women who breast feed
Davies, H. A., Clark, J. D., Dalton, K. J., & Edwards, O. M. (1989). Insulin requirements of diabetic women who breast feed. BMJ: British Medical Journal,298(6684), 1357.

Duration of Lactation and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes
Stuebe, A. M., Rich-Edwards, J. W., Willett, W. C., Manson, J. E., & Michels, K. B. (2005). Duration of lactation and incidence of type 2 diabetes. Jama,294(20), 2601-2610.

Long-Term Protective Effect of Lactation on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Women With Recent Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Ziegler, A. G., Wallner, M., Kaiser, I., Rossbauer, M., Harsunen, M. H., Lachmann, L., … & Hummel, S. (2012). Long-term protective effect of lactation on the development of type 2 diabetes in women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes61(12), 3167-3171.

  • Evidence on the long-term effects of breastfeeding
    World Health Organization. Horta BL, Bahl R, Martines JC, Victora CG. Evidence on the long-term effects of breastfeeding. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses. WHO Press, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, ISBN 978 92 4 159523 O, 2007. 52 pages.