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INSURANCE/HMOS BENEFITS FOR BREASTFEEDING

Selected Bibliography
November 2003

American Association of Health Plans & Office of Women's Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Advancing Women's Health: Health Plans' Innovative Programs in Breastfeeding Promotion 01-7, 1-89

AAP Work Group on Breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and the use of human milk. Pediatrics 97-12;100(6): 1035-39

Arnold LA. Where does donor milk banking fit in public health policy? Breastfeeding Abstracts 02-2;
21(3):19-20

Bachrach VRG et al. Breastfeeding and the risk of hospitalization for respiratory disease in infancy. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2003-3;157(3):237-43

Ball TM & Wright AL. Health care costs of formula-feeding in the first year of life. Pediatrics 1999-4;103(4)pt2:870-76

Ball TM & Bennett DM. The economic impact of breastfeeding. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2001-2;48(1):253-62

Bonuck K et al. Breast-feeding promotion interventions: Good public health and economic sense. J Perinatology 2002-1;22(1):78-81

Cesar JA et al. Impact of breast feeding on admission for pneumonia during postneonatal period in Brazil: nested case-control study. BMJ 1999-5-15;318:1316-20

Cullinan R et al. Prediction of infant hospital admission risk. Arch Dis Child 1983;58:423-27.

Cunningham AS et al. Breast-feeding and health in the 1980s: A global epidemiologic review. J Pediatr 1991;118(5):659-66.

Daga SR Reduction in neonatal mortality by simple interventions. J Biosoc Sci 1989; Suppl 10:127-36.

Daga SR et al. Impact of breast milk on the cost-effectiveness of the special care unit for the newborn. J Trop Pediatr 1985;31:121-23.

Dagan R et al. Relationship of breast feeding versus bottle feeding with emergency room visits and hospitalization for infectious diseases. Eur J Pediatr 1981;139:192-94.

Fallot, M.E. et al. The Pima Infant Feeding Study: Breastfeeding and respiratory infectious during the first year of life. Int J Epidemiol 1984;13(4):447-53.

Fok D et al. The economics of breastfeeding in Singapore. Breastfeed Rev 1998;6(2):5-9

Forman MR et al. The Pima Infant feeding Study: Breastfeeding and respiratory infections during the first year of life. Int J Epidemiol 1984;13(4):447-53

Heiser B Affordable health care begins with breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Abstr 1994;14(2):11-2.

Hoey C et al. Economic advantages of breast-feeding in an HMO setting: A pilot study. Am J Man Care 1997;3(6):861-65.

Istre GR et al. Risk factors for primary invasive haemophilus influenzae disease: Increased risk from day care attendance and school-aged household members. J Pediatr 1985;106(2):190-95.

Madden JM et al. Effects on breastfeeding of changes in maternity length-of-stay policy in a large health maintenance organization. Pediatrics 2003-3;111(3):519-24.

Montgomery D et al. The economic benefit of breastfeeding. Colorado Breastfeeding Update 1996; 4(2):1-2.

Montgomery DL et al. Economic benefit of breast-feeding infants enrolled in WIC. J Am Diet Assoc 1997;97(4):379-85.

Philipp BL et al. Physicians and breastfeeding promotion in the United States: A call for action. Pediatrics 01-3;107(3):584-88.

Pugh LC et al. Breastfeeding duration, costs, and benefits of a support program for low-income breastfeeding women. Birth 02-6;29(2):95-100.

Raisler J et al. Breast-feeding and infant illness: A dose-response relationship? Am J Publ Hlth 1999-1; 89(1):25-30.

Riordan J The cost of not breastfeeding: A commentary. J Hum Lact 1997;13(2):93-97.

Sarper NR et al. Is it necessarily better to adhere to the formula? Public Welfare 1997;n:31-36.

Taylor B et al. Breast-feeding, bronchitis, and admissions for lower-respiratory illness and gastroenteritis during the first five years. Lancet 1982;n:1227-29.

Tuttle CR et al. Potential cost savings for Medi-Cal, AFDC, Food Stamps, and WIC programs associated with increasing breast-feeding among low-income among women in California. J Am Diet Assoc 1996; 96(9):885-90.

Ware JH et al. Revised Abstract: Economic advantages of breastfeeding in an HMO setting. ABM News and Views 1997;3(1):3

Washington Business Group on Health, Business, Babies Bottom Line. Spotlight: Compelling reasons to invest in maternal and child health. 1996; n:38.

Weimer , J. The economic benefits of breastfeeding: A review and analysis. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture 2001-3, Report No. 13:1-20.

Wight, N.E. Donor human milk for preterm infants. J Perinatology 2001-6;21(4):249-54.

Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition. Wellness promotion through breastfeeding support (Statement) 1999-3, n:1-8.

Work Group on Breastfeeding, American Academy of Pediatrics Statement. Breastfeeding and the use of human milk. Pediatrics 1997; 100(6):1035-39.

Wright, A.L. et al. Increasing breastfeeding rates to reduce infant illness at the community level. Pediatrics 1998; 101(5):837-44.

Compiled by Carol Huotari, Reference Librarian
Center for Breastfeeding Information
La Leche League International

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