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    • Duration of Lactation, Maternal Metabolic Profile, and Body Composition in the Norwegian EBBA I-Study 

      Tørris, Christine; Thune, Inger; Emaus, Aina; Finstad, Sissi E.; Bye, Asta; Furberg, Anne-Sofie; Barrett, Emily; Jasienska, Grazyna; Ellison, Peter; Hjartåker, Anette (2012)
      Objective There is conflicting evidence as to whether duration of lactation may decrease the risk of subsequent development of an unfavorable maternal metabolic profile including overweight and obesity. We hypothesized ...
    • Iodine status in lactating women in Norway 

      Dudareva, Anna (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus. Institutt for sykepleie og helsefremmende arbeid, 2017)
      Background: Iodine is an essential element for foetal and infant growth and for development of the central nervous system. Lactating women and infants are exceptionally vulnerable to iodine deficiency and lack of thyroid ...
    • Knowledge about Iodine in Pregnant and Lactating Women in the Oslo Area, Norway 

      Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Aakre, Inger; Lilleengen, Anne Marie; Henjum, Sigrun (MDPI, 2017-05-13)
      Background: Lack of knowledge about iodine may be a risk factor for iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women. The aim of this study was to assess knowledge about iodine and predictors of iodine knowledge scores ...
    • Suboptimal Iodine Concentration in Breastmilk and Inadequate Iodine Intake among Lactating Women in Norway 

      Henjum, Sigrun; Lilleengen, Anne Marie; Aakre, Inger; Dudareva, Anna; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Brantsæter, Anne Lise (MDPI, 2017)
      Breastfed infants depend on sufficient maternal iodine intake for optimal growth and neurological development. Despite this, few studies have assessed iodine concentrations in human milk and there is currently no published ...