Anne Merewood

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Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal birthplace and breastfeeding initiation among term and preterm infants: a statewide assessment for Massachusetts
    Anne Merewood
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1048-54. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding duration rates and factors affecting continued breastfeeding among infants born at an inner-city US Baby-Friendly hospital
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 23:157-64. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D status among 4-month-old infants in New England: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:159-66. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Widespread vitamin D deficiency in urban Massachusetts newborns and their mothers
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Vose 3, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 125:640-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint US hospitals violate WHO policy on the distribution of formula sample packs: results of a national survey
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Breastfeeding Center at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 26:363-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint From Maine to Mississippi: hospital distribution of formula sample packs along the Eastern Seaboard
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:823-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and breastfeeding
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Building, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1742-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of peer counselors on breastfeeding rates in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:681-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding rates in US Baby-Friendly hospitals: results of a national survey
    Anne Merewood
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:628-34. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding among Latina women giving birth at an inner-city baby-friendly hospital
    Kimberly Niles Newton
    Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:28-33. 2009

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal birthplace and breastfeeding initiation among term and preterm infants: a statewide assessment for Massachusetts
    Anne Merewood
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1048-54. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding duration rates and factors affecting continued breastfeeding among infants born at an inner-city US Baby-Friendly hospital
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 23:157-64. 2007
    ..Among a predominantly low-income and black population giving birth at a US Baby-Friendly hospital, breastfeeding rates at 6 months were comparable to the overall US population...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D status among 4-month-old infants in New England: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:159-66. 2012
    ..Also, while many researchers label "breastfeeding" as a risk factor for vitamin D deficiency, few differentiate between any breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, and supplemented or unsupplemented breastfeeders...
  4. doi request reprint Widespread vitamin D deficiency in urban Massachusetts newborns and their mothers
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Vose 3, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 125:640-7. 2010
    ..To determine vitamin D status and associated factors in a cohort of newly delivered infants and their mothers in Boston, Massachusetts...
  5. doi request reprint US hospitals violate WHO policy on the distribution of formula sample packs: results of a national survey
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Breastfeeding Center at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 26:363-7. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint From Maine to Mississippi: hospital distribution of formula sample packs along the Eastern Seaboard
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:823-7. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and breastfeeding
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Building, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1742-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of peer counselors on breastfeeding rates in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:681-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether peer counselors impacted breastfeeding duration among premature infants in an urban population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding rates in US Baby-Friendly hospitals: results of a national survey
    Anne Merewood
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:628-34. 2005
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding among Latina women giving birth at an inner-city baby-friendly hospital
    Kimberly Niles Newton
    Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:28-33. 2009
    ..95; 95% CI, 1.05-3.63), to deliver vaginally (AOR 3.05; 95% CI, 1.32-7.05), and to delay the first formula feed (AOR 1.04; 95% CI, 1.02-1.06)...
  11. doi request reprint Accuracy of breastfeeding data on the Massachusetts birth certificate
    Tina Navidi
    Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:151-6. 2009
    ..The assumption that a prenatal feeding decision is an independent predictor of breastfeeding practice may be flawed. In the Baby-Friendly hospital, many women apparently made the decision postpartum...
  12. doi request reprint Neonatal weight loss at a US Baby-Friendly Hospital
    Xena Grossman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:410-3. 2012
    ..Clinical practices at a Baby-Friendly hospital, which support and optimize breastfeeding, appear to be associated with only moderate weight loss in exclusively and mainly breastfed infants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calls to an inner-city hospital breastfeeding telephone support line
    Laura Beth Chamberlain
    The Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, 850 Harrison Avenue, YACC 5, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 21:53-8. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that the lack of breast pumps may be a barrier to continued breastfeeding for inner-city breastfeeding women...
  14. doi request reprint Hospital Education in Lactation Practices (Project HELP): does clinician education affect breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity in the hospital?
    Xena Grossman
    Division of General Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Birth 36:54-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether educating practitioners affected breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity rates at hospitals with low breastfeeding rates...
  15. pmc Association between vitamin D deficiency and primary cesarean section
    Anne Merewood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, and Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:940-5. 2009
    ..The current U.S. cesarean birth rate is at an all-time high of 30.2%. We analyzed the relationship between maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] status, and prevalence of primary cesarean section...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sustained breastfeeding rates at a US baby-friendly hospital
    Barbara L Philipp
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e234-6. 2003
    ..Breastfeeding rates in 1999 were compared with rates in 2000 and 2001...
  17. ncbi request reprint Promoting breastfeeding in an inner-city hospital: how to address the concerns of the maternity staff regarding illicit drug use
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:418-20. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Peer counselors for breastfeeding mothers in the hospital setting: trials, training, tributes, and tribulations
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:72-6. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Breast pump access in the inner city: a hospital-based initiative to provide breast pumps for low-income women
    Laura Beth Chamberlain
    Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hum Lact 22:94-8. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint A model infant feeding policy for Baby-Friendly designation in the USA
    Lori Feldman-Winter
    Department of Pediatrics, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:304-11. 2012
    ..At baseline, NJ had no Baby-Friendly hospitals and no hospital was using an infant feeding policy that conformed to standards required by Baby-Friendly USA for designation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding information in pediatric textbooks needs improvement
    Barbara L Philipp
    Boston University School of Medicine, The Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 20:206-10. 2004
    ..Thus, breastfeeding information in these texts, when not omitted, is highly variable and at times inaccurate and inconsistent...
  22. ncbi request reprint The Baby-Friendly way: the best breastfeeding start
    Barbara L Philipp
    Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:761-83, xi. 2004
    ..This article reviews the development of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, describes the components of the initiative, and evaluates current data that favor the universal implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative...
  23. ncbi request reprint The baby-friendly hospital initiative increases breastfeeding rates in a US neonatal intensive care unit
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:166-71. 2003
    ..3% (1995) to 39% (1999) (P = .002). The implementation of Baby-Friendly policies leading to a Baby-Friendly designation was associated with increased breastfeeding initiation and duration rates...
  24. doi request reprint Trends in US hospital distribution of industry-sponsored infant formula sample packs
    Radha Sadacharan
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 128:702-5. 2011
    ..To describe trends in the proportion of US hospitals that distribute industry-sponsored formula sample packs between 2007 and 2010...
  25. doi request reprint 10 years after baby-friendly designation: breastfeeding rates continue to increase in a US neonatal intensive care unit
    Margaret Parker
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Hum Lact 29:354-8. 2013
    ..The extent to which Baby-Friendly designation is associated with breastfeeding rates for NICU infants over time is unknown...
  26. doi request reprint Colostrum iodine and perchlorate concentrations in Boston-area women: a cross-sectional study
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:326-30. 2009
    ..Perchlorate and thiocyanate are environmental inhibitors of iodide transport into the thyroid and lactating breast...
  27. doi request reprint Introducing Solid Foods: Validity of Report among Mothers Who Do Not Adhere to Recommended US Guidelines
    Julia Coit
    1Research Assistant, The Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:490-4. 2012
    ..Most said they started giving solids later than they did. Maternal report may not be the best way to collect such data, and health outcomes based on such data may be biased toward the null...
  28. pmc Relation of body fat indexes to vitamin D status and deficiency among obese adolescents
    Carine M Lenders
    Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:459-67. 2009
    ..Data on the relation between vitamin D status and body fat indexes in adolescence are lacking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efforts to promote breastfeeding in the United States: development of a national breastfeeding awareness campaign
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, The Breastfeeding Center, Boston Medical Center, USA
    J Hum Lact 20:140-5. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Methadone and breastfeeding: new horizons
    Barbara L Philipp
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1429-30. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and health outcomes among citizen infants of immigrant mothers
    Nicole B Neault
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2077-86. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between breastfeeding and child health outcomes among citizen infants of mothers immigrant to the United States...