Research

Research & Publications by Healthy Children Project, Inc. Faculty

Healthy Children faculty do research and consulting throughout the United States and around the world. The following represents some of the articles written by our faculty.

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Breastfeeding

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management
K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Sudbury  Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2014

Breastfeeding AZ: Terminology and Telephone Triage
K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Sudbury  Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2012

Evaluation of mothers' knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in Egypt
AMAM Abul-Fadl, M Shawky, A El-Taweel, K Cadwell… - Breastfeeding Medicine, 2012

The Curriculum in Support of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding: A 20-Hour Interdisciplinary Breastfeeding Management Course for the United States. (3rd ed.). Cadwell, K., & Turner-Maffei, C., Sandwich, Mass: Health Educational Associates, Inc., 2011

Continuity of care in breastfeeding: Best practices in the maternity setting
K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Sudbury  Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009

Improved breastfeeding success through the baby-friendly hospital initiative. Meyers, D., & Turner-Maffei, C., American Family Physician, 78(2), 180, 182, 2008.

100 questions & answers about breastfeeding.
Cadwell, K., Turner-Maffei, C., & Blair, A. C., Sudbury  Mass.: Jones And Bartlett Publishers, 2008

Lactation resources for clinicians
C Turner‐Maffei - Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 2007

Maternal and infant assessment for breastfeeding and human lactation: a guide for the practitioner (2nd ed.). Cadwell, K., Turner-Maffei, C., O’Connor, B., Blair, A., Arnold, L., & Blair, E. , Sudbury  Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006

Case Studies in Breastfeeding: Problem-solving Skills & Strategies
K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Sudbury  Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005

Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner
K Cadwell, C Turner‐Maffei, B O'Connor, AB Sudbury - Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 2004

Overcoming barriers to implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding—Final report
C Turner-Maffei, K Cadwell - Sandwich, MA: Baby-Friendly USA, 2004

Reclaiming breastfeeding for the United States: Protection, promotion and support
K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., 2002

Fielding questions about breastfeeding
BL Philipp, K Cadwell - CONTEMPORARY PEDIATRICS-MONTVALE-, 1999

Global participatory action research (GLOPAR)
K Cadwell, E White - Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 11(4), 262, 1995

Skin to Skin



The Association Between Common Labor Drugs and Suckling When Skin-to-Skin During the First Hour After Birth
Brimdyr K, Cadwell K, Widström AM, Svensson K, Neumann M, Hart E, Harrington S, Phillips R.
Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, October 2017
PMID:26463582

A realistic evaluation of two training programs on implementing skin-to-skin as a standard of care
K Brimdyr, AM Widström, K Cadwell, K Svensson… - The Journal of perinatal education, 2012

Effect of early skin to skin contact on preterm neonates’ vital parameters
NM Samra, K Brimdyr - Journal of Arab Child, 2011

PRECESS


A sustainable method of making change in the maternity wards to encourage skin to skin immediately after birth.

An overview of PRECESS

A Realistic Evaluation of Two Training Programs on Implementing Skin-to-Skin as a Standard of Care.
Brimdyr K, Widström AM, Cadwell K, Svensson K, Turner-Maffei C.
J Perinat Educ. 2012 Summer;21(3):149-57. doi: 10.1891/1058-1243.21.3.149.
PMID: 23730126
Free PMC Article

Use of a video-ethnographic intervention (PRECESS Immersion Method) to improve skin-to-skin care and breastfeeding rates.
Crenshaw JT, Cadwell K, Brimdyr K, Widström AM, Svensson K, Champion JD, Gilder RE, Winslow EH.
Breastfeed Med. 2012 Apr;7(2):69-78. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2011.0040. Epub 2012 Feb 7.
PMID: 22313390
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Kangaroo Care with Premies


Effect of intermittent kangaroo mother care on weight gain of low birth weight neonates with delayed weight gain.
Samra NM, Taweel AE, Cadwell K.
J Perinat Educ. 2013 Fall;22(4):194-200. doi: 10.1891/1058-1243.22.4.194.
PMID: 24868132
Free PMC Article

The effect of kangaroo mother care on the duration of phototherapy of infants re-admitted for neonatal jaundice.
Samra NM, El Taweel A, Cadwell K.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Aug;25(8):1354-7. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2011.634459. Epub 2011 Nov 28.
PMID: 22122062
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Attitudes Towards Breastfeeding


Evaluation of mothers' knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in Egypt.
Abul-Fadl AM, Shawky M, El-Taweel A, Cadwell K, Turner-Maffei C.
Breastfeed Med. 2012 Jun;7(3):173-8. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2011.0028.
PMID: 22803928
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Evaluation of mothers’ knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in egypt.
Abul-Fadl, A. M. A. M., Shawky, M., El-Taweel, A., Cadwell, K., & Turner-Maffei, C., Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 7, 173–178. 2012

Effect of components of a workplace lactation program on breastfeeding duration among employees of a public-sector employer.
Balkam JA, Cadwell K, Fein SB.
Matern Child Health J. 2011 Jul;15(5):677-83. doi: 10.1007/s10995-010-0620-9.
PMID: 20552261
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Latch


The relationship between positioning, the breastfeeding dynamic, the latching process and pain in breastfeeding mothers with sore nipples
K Brimdyr, A Blair, K Cadwell, C Turner-Maffei - Breastfeeding review: Professional Publication of the Nursing Mothers’ Association of Australia, 11(2), 5–10, 2003

Reaching the goals of" Healthy People 2000" regarding breastfeeding.
K Cadwell - Clinics in perinatology, 26(2), 527–537, 1999

Using the quality improvement process to affect breastfeeding protocols in United States hospitals
K Cadwell - Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 13(1), 5–9., 1997

Improving nipple graspability for success at breastfeeding
K CADWELL - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing,10(4), 277–279, 1981

Sore Nipples Research


Latching-on and suckling of the healthy term neonate: breastfeeding assessment.
Cadwell K.
J Midwifery Womens Health. 2007 Nov-Dec;52(6):638-42. Review.
PMID: 17984002
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Pain reduction and treatment of sore nipples in nursing mothers.
Cadwell K, Turner-Maffei C, Blair A, Brimdyr K, Maja McInerney Z.
J Perinat Educ. 2004 Winter;13(1):29-35.
PMID: 17273373
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The relationship between positioning, the breastfeeding dynamic, the latching process and pain in breastfeeding mothers with sore nipples.
Blair A, Cadwell K, Turner-Maffei C, Brimdyr K.
Breastfeed Rev. 2003 Jul;11(2):5-10.
PMID: 14768311

Milk Banking


Human milk in the NICU: policy into practice
Arnold, L., Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2010

U.S. health policy and access to banked donor human milk
Arnold, L. D. W., Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 3(4), 221–229, 2008

Global health policies that support the use of banked donor human milk: a human rights issue
Arnold, L. D. W., International Breastfeeding Journal, 1, 26, 2006

The ethics of donor human milk banking
Arnold, L. D. W., Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 1(1), 3–13, 2006

The cost-effectiveness of using banked donor milk in the neonatal intensive care unit: prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis.
Arnold, L. D. W., Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 18(2), 172–177, 2002

Trends in donor milk banking in the United States.
Arnold, L. D., Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 501, 509–517, 2001

Recommendations for collection, storage, and handling of a mother’s milk for her own infant in the hospital setting (3rd ed.).
Arnold, L. D., Human Milk Banking Association of North America, 1999

How to order banked donor milk in the United States: what the health care provider needs to know.
Arnold, L. D., Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 14(1), 65–67, 1998

Donor milk banking in China: the ultimate step in becoming baby friendly.
Arnold, L. D., Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 12(4), 319–321, 1996

Storage containers for human milk: an issue revisited.
Arnold, L. D., Journal of Human Lactation: Official Journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, 11(4), 325–328, 1995