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Conference Paper: Impact of the cessation of free infant formula in public hospitals on hospital practices and the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding

TitleImpact of the cessation of free infant formula in public hospitals on hospital practices and the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding
Authors
KeywordsBreastfeeding
Maternal
Child health
Issue Date2013
PublisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).
Citation
The 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), Boston, MA., 2-6 November 2013. How to Cite?
AbstractIn April 2010, all public obstetric hospitals in Hong Kong stopped accepting free infant formula from manufacturers and began paying market price for infant formula products. The aim of the study was to assess the impact of adopting a policy of paying market price for infant formula in public hospitals on in-hospital infant formula supplementation rates, baby-friendly hospital practices and breastfeeding duration and exclusivity. This study employed a quasi-experimental design. Two prospective cohorts of mother-infant pairs were recruited from the post-natal obstetric units of four public hospitals in Hong Kong. The first cohort (n=1417) was recruited prior to the policy implementation in 2006-07 and the second cohort (n=1287) was recruited after the policy ...
DescriptionTheme: Think Global, Act Local
Session 5029.0: Increasing Breastfeeding Exclusivity - Hospitals, Baby-Friendly, and Quality Improvement: paper no. 282149
The Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/193712

 

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dc.contributor.authorTarrant, Men_US
dc.contributor.authorFong, DYTen_US
dc.contributor.authorLee, ILYen_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, Een_US
dc.contributor.authorSham, Aen_US
dc.contributor.authorLam, Cen_US
dc.contributor.authorBai, DLen_US
dc.contributor.authorWu, KMen_US
dc.contributor.authorDodgson, JE-
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-20T05:17:15Z-
dc.date.available2014-01-20T05:17:15Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), Boston, MA., 2-6 November 2013.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/193712-
dc.descriptionTheme: Think Global, Act Local-
dc.descriptionSession 5029.0: Increasing Breastfeeding Exclusivity - Hospitals, Baby-Friendly, and Quality Improvement: paper no. 282149-
dc.descriptionThe Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/-
dc.description.abstractIn April 2010, all public obstetric hospitals in Hong Kong stopped accepting free infant formula from manufacturers and began paying market price for infant formula products. The aim of the study was to assess the impact of adopting a policy of paying market price for infant formula in public hospitals on in-hospital infant formula supplementation rates, baby-friendly hospital practices and breastfeeding duration and exclusivity. This study employed a quasi-experimental design. Two prospective cohorts of mother-infant pairs were recruited from the post-natal obstetric units of four public hospitals in Hong Kong. The first cohort (n=1417) was recruited prior to the policy implementation in 2006-07 and the second cohort (n=1287) was recruited after the policy ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).-
dc.relation.ispartof141st APHA Annual Meeting 2013en_US
dc.subjectBreastfeeding-
dc.subjectMaternal-
dc.subjectChild health-
dc.titleImpact of the cessation of free infant formula in public hospitals on hospital practices and the duration and exclusivity of breastfeedingen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailTarrant, M: tarrantm@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailFong, DYT: dytfong@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityTarrant, M=rp00461en_US
dc.identifier.authorityFong, DYT=rp00253en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros227346en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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