Menu ENN Search

Stress-Induced Cessation of Lactation

Author: Ruvalcaba RH. West J. Med
Resource type: Research

Ruvalcaba RH. West J. Med 1987;146:228–230.

Paper shares the case studies of two women following the Mexico earthquake in 1985. Both had successfully breastfed their other children. The first was exclusively breastfeeding her 3 month old child, the second lady was pregnant but producing colostrum before birth. In both cases the milk production stopped immediately. The first lady her milk had not started again a week later and she formula fed (no mention of breastfeeding support), the second lady went on to give birth but no follow-up of breastmilk production following birth. Refers to animal and lab studies.

Download

stress-induced-cessation-of-lactation-paper-1987.pdf (PDF, 829kb)

More like this

FEX: Caring for premature babies in a conflict zone

Summary of published experiences1 This paper describes aspects of the authors work as a midwife with Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in a north-western regional hospital in Côte...

FEX: Infant Feeding Alternatives for HIV Positive Mothers in Kenya

By Tom Oguta, Abiud Omwega and Jaswant Sehmi Tom Oguta is currently a PhD student of Nutrition at the University of Nairobi. He has worked as a Research Officer at KIRDI...

en-net: IYCF Counselling... Is it for post-natal care women only?

Hello Team, We have health and nutrition mobile teams delivering health (IMCI,ANC/PNC,Immunization), and nutrition (OTP) services. IYCF counselling is one of these services....

FEX: Artificial feeding in emergencies: experiences from the ongoing Syrian crisis

By Suzanne Mboya Suzanne Mboya is a consultant nutritionist. In 2014 she completed a sixth month mission supporting the Syrian crisis IYCF-E response through a partnership...

FEX: Breastfeeding Support Groups in Tajikistan

Uma Palaniappan and Zinaida Abdullaeva Uma Palaniappan & Zinaida Abdullaeva Uma Palaniappan is the Nutrition Programme Manager of Action Against Hunger in Kurgan Tyube in...

en-net: How long should a baby be exclusively breastfed?

A recently published study found out that exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months enhances chances of developing allergies, as well as iron deficiancies and therefore 4 months was...

FEX: Infant feeding in the South Asia earthquake aftermath

By Maaike Arts Maaike Arts was seconded to UNICEF Pakistan in November 2005, until January 2006. Formerly she was Project Officer in Nutrition/Early Childhood Care with UNICEF...

en-net: Exclusive Breastfeeding of triplets

Dear Colleagues Am working in North Eastern province of Kenya and was presented with the following case: A mother delivered triplets in a hospital and as i was counseling on...

FEX: Breastfeeding support in the refugee camps of North Western Tanzania

By Lucas Kulwa Machibya Lucas Machibya has been working for UNHCR since June 1994 in the north-western Tanzania refugee operation as National Public Health Nutrition Officer....

en-net: Breastfeeding and its benefits

Dear All, this page appeared today under health issues on the BBC News website. I am very interested in knowing your views on this issues that has been raised before mothers...

en-net: Breastfeeding problems and food supplements. Any association?

Why is it in the SFP we find the following as admission criteria: 'Lactating women with an infant - 6 months if they have breastfeeding problems or if the infant is not...

FEX: Infant feeding in a TFP

MSc Thesis1 by Mary Corbett, Concern, HQ Nutritionist The benefits of breastfeeding are widely-know. In conditions characteristic of most emergencies breastfeeding becomes even...

FEX: Managing at risk mothers and infants under six months in India – no time to waste

View this article as a pdf Lisez cet article en français ici By Praveen Kumar, Sila Deb, Arjan de Wagt, Piyush Gupta, Nita Bhandari, Neha Sareen and Satinder...

FEX: Infant and young child feeding support in Lebanon: strengthening the national system

By Pressila Darjani and Linda Shaker Berbari Pressila Derjany is the Infant and Young Child Coordinator at IOCC. She has a B.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics. She joined IOCC...

en-net: failing an appetite test

A case of 1 year old girl, with severe acute malnutrition, who is exclusively breastfed with no introduction of solid foods, failed the appetite test and was referred to...

FEX: Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplement Research Network Meeting

By Sarah Style Sarah Style is part of the ENN team working with UNHCR on the Anaemia Control, Prevention and Reduction Project In April 2011, the International Lipid-Based...

FEX: Childhood Malnutrition and the Dinka of Southern Sudan

By Vikki Groves Vikki Groves has a MA in Medical Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She has worked on projects in India, Kenya, Tanzania...

FEX: Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Experiences from Indonesia and Lebanon

By Ali Maclaine and Mary Corbett Ali Maclaine has a MSc in Human Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has been involved in infant feeding and...

en-net: Correlation between Maternal Nutrition and breastmilk volume

Is there any evidence based research to show the correlation between maternal nutrition and breast milk volume? As far as I am aware, no such correlation has been found. It is...

FEX: Qualitative study of supplementary suckling as a treatment for SAM in Infants

This article summarises key findings of an MSc thesis1 By Natasha Lelijveld Natasha Lelijveld has recently completed her MSc in International Child Health at UCL. She is...

Close

Reference this page

Ruvalcaba RH. West J. Med (). Stress-Induced Cessation of Lactation. www.ennonline.net/stressinducedcessationlactation

(ENN_315)

Close

Download to a citation manager

The below files can be imported into your preferred reference management tool, most tools will allow you to manually import the RIS file. Endnote may required a specific filter file to be used.