Jacqueline C Kent

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Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Volume and frequency of breastfeedings and fat content of breast milk throughout the day
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 117:e387-95. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast volume and milk production during extended lactation in women
    J C Kent
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA 6907, Australia
    Exp Physiol 84:435-47. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Intramammary pressure in the lactating sow in response to oxytocin and during natural milk ejections throughout lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    J Dairy Res 70:131-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Milk flow rates can be used to identify and investigate milk ejection in women expressing breast milk using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:14-23. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Importance of vacuum for breastmilk expression
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 3:11-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasound to characterize milk ejection in women using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Hum Lact 21:421-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum of term infants during breastfeeding and feeding from an experimental teat that released milk under vacuum only
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:443-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in suck-swallow-breathe, oxygen saturation, and heart rate patterns in term breastfeeding infants
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:236-45. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in breastfeeding patterns from 1 to 6 months of lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 8:401-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Breastfeeding frequency, milk volume, and duration in mother-infant dyads with persistent nipple pain
    Holly L McClellan
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:275-81. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Volume and frequency of breastfeedings and fat content of breast milk throughout the day
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 117:e387-95. 2006
    ..We aimed to provide information that can be used as a guide to clinicians when advising breastfeeding mothers on normal lactation with regard to the frequency and volume of breastfeedings and the fat content of breast milk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast volume and milk production during extended lactation in women
    J C Kent
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA 6907, Australia
    Exp Physiol 84:435-47. 1999
    ..The possible causes of the decrease in breast volume are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intramammary pressure in the lactating sow in response to oxytocin and during natural milk ejections throughout lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    J Dairy Res 70:131-8. 2003
    ..We found that the growth rate of piglets did not depend on IMP amplitude or duration, but we suggest that it may depend on the frequency of suckling and/or the ability of piglets to withdraw milk while it is available...
  4. ncbi request reprint Milk flow rates can be used to identify and investigate milk ejection in women expressing breast milk using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 1:14-23. 2006
    ..This direct relationship between increases in duct diameter and acute increases in milk flow rates suggests that changes in flow rates can be used to identify milk ejection in the absence of ultrasound data...
  5. doi request reprint Importance of vacuum for breastmilk expression
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 3:11-9. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of the strength of applied vacuum on the flow rate and yield of breastmilk using an electric breast pump...
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasound to characterize milk ejection in women using an electric breast pump
    Donna T Ramsay
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Hum Lact 21:421-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, milk ejection characteristics and efficiency of milk expression did not change in response to different expression patterns...
  7. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum of term infants during breastfeeding and feeding from an experimental teat that released milk under vacuum only
    Donna T Geddes
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:443-9. 2012
    ..Recent literature supports the theory that vacuum is integral to the removal of milk from the breast rather than peristaltic compression of the breast...
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in suck-swallow-breathe, oxygen saturation, and heart rate patterns in term breastfeeding infants
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:236-45. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to measure how SSwB, oxygenation, and heart rate patterns changed during the first 4 months of lactation in term breastfeeding infants...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in breastfeeding patterns from 1 to 6 months of lactation
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 8:401-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to assist clinicians in supporting breastfeeding mothers by providing evidence-based information on expected changes in breastfeeding patterns and milk intake during exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months...
  10. doi request reprint Breastfeeding frequency, milk volume, and duration in mother-infant dyads with persistent nipple pain
    Holly L McClellan
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:275-81. 2012
    ..Several studies indicate that nipple pain and abnormal infant sucking have the potential to reduce milk transfer. We aimed to determine whether women with persistent nipple pain had low milk supply...
  11. doi request reprint Dynamics of milk removal during simultaneous breast expression in women
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:100-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the dynamics of milk removal during breast expression...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of milk ejection in the breast of lactating women
    Donna T Ramsay
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Pediatrics 113:361-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that milk ejection would cause an increase in milk-duct diameter that could be observed noninvasively with ultrasound, and this could be used to investigate the physiology of milk ejection in women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physiology of lactation in preterm mothers: initiation and maintenance
    Peter E Hartmann
    School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, 6009
    Pediatr Ann 32:351-5. 2003
  14. pmc Oxygen Saturation and Suck-Swallow-Breathe Coordination of Term Infants during Breastfeeding and Feeding from a Teat Releasing Milk Only with Vacuum
    Vanessa S Sakalidis
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, M310, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Int J Pediatr 2012:130769. 2012
    ..These patterns did not differ between the breast and the teat. Conclusion. These results suggest that vacuum may be conducive to safe and coordinated milk removal by the infant during both breast and bottle-feeding...
  15. ncbi request reprint Response of breasts to different stimulation patterns of an electric breast pump
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia
    J Hum Lact 19:179-86; quiz 87-8, 218. 2003
    ..Milk ejection in response to breastfeeding occurred after 56 +/- 4 s. The applied vacuum affected the amount of milk that was removed up to 50 to 70 s after milk ejection but not the time for milk ejection...
  16. doi request reprint Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum in breastfeeding infants
    Donna T Geddes
    The University of Western Australia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:471-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use ultrasound to observe movements of the tongue during breastfeeding and relate these movements to both milk flow and simultaneous measurements of intra-oral vacuum...
  17. doi request reprint Blood flow characteristics of the human lactating breast
    Donna T Geddes
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 28:145-52. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the MBF in the internal mammary artery (IMA) and lateral thoracic artery (LTA) of lactating women and determine if these were related to milk production...
  18. pmc Simultaneous breast expression in breastfeeding women is more efficacious than sequential breast expression
    Danielle K Prime
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:442-7. 2012
    ..Simultaneous (SIM) breast expression saves mothers time compared with sequential (SEQ) expression, but it remains unclear whether the two methods differ in milk output efficiency and efficacy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Why calcium in breastmilk is independent of maternal dietary calcium and vitamin D
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Breastfeed Rev 17:5-11. 2009
    ..Understanding these interactions clarifies why the concentration of calcium in breastmilk is not affected by manipulations of maternal dietary calcium and vitamin D...
  20. ncbi request reprint How breastfeeding works
    Jacqueline C Kent
    School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences at The University of Western Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:564-70. 2007
    ..Continuing research into the physiology of breastfeeding provides a foundation for evidence-based treatment of breastfeeding difficulties...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of warm breastshields on breast milk pumping
    Jacqueline C Kent
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
    J Hum Lact 27:331-8. 2011
    ..The data confirmed that use of the mother's maximum comfortable vacuum was more efficient than a vacuum of -125 mm Hg. Using a warm breastshield with an electric breast pump was comfortable and improved the efficiency of milk removal...
  22. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of infant swallowing during breast-feeding
    Donna T Geddes
    Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Dysphagia 25:183-91. 2010
    ..These techniques may potentially provide useful information for infants experiencing breast-feeding difficulties...
  23. ncbi request reprint Variation in fat, lactose and protein in human milk over 24 h and throughout the first year of lactation
    Leon R Mitoulas
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Australia
    Br J Nutr 88:29-37. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of uteroplacental insufficiency and reducing litter size on maternal mammary function and postnatal offspring growth
    Rachael O'Dowd
    Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 294:R539-48. 2008
    ..The present study demonstrates that uteroplacental insufficiency impairs mammary function, compromises milk quality and quantity, and reduces calcium transport into milk, further restraining postnatal growth...