Ruowei Li

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Public perceptions on breastfeeding constraints
    Ruowei Li
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity DNPA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 25, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:227-35. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Do infants fed from bottles lack self-regulation of milk intake compared with directly breastfed infants?
    Ruowei Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K25, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1386-93. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in public attitudes toward breastfeeding in the United States, 1999-2003
    Ruowei Li
    National Center for Chronic Diseases Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:122-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Maternity care practices and breastfeeding experiences of women in different racial and ethnic groups: Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail stop K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1672-8. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence and reasons for introducing infants early to solid foods: variations by milk feeding type
    Heather B Clayton
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1108-14. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Public beliefs about breastfeeding policies in various settings
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1162-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in public opinion about breastfeeding: the 1999--2000 healthstyles surveys in the United States
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 25, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:287-91. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Association of child care providers breastfeeding support with breastfeeding duration at 6 months
    Marilyn Batan
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:708-13. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Reasons for earlier than desired cessation of breastfeeding
    Erika C Odom
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e726-32. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Baby-Friendly hospital practices and meeting exclusive breastfeeding intention
    Cria G Perrine
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 130:54-60. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Public perceptions on breastfeeding constraints
    Ruowei Li
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity DNPA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 25, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:227-35. 2002
    ..To promote and support breastfeeding in society as a whole, these messages need to be considered in planning and implementing breastfeeding interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Do infants fed from bottles lack self-regulation of milk intake compared with directly breastfed infants?
    Ruowei Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K25, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1386-93. 2010
    ..We studied whether infants' self-regulation of milk intake is affected by feeding mode (bottle versus breast) and the type of milk in the bottle (formula versus expressed breast milk)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in public attitudes toward breastfeeding in the United States, 1999-2003
    Ruowei Li
    National Center for Chronic Diseases Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:122-7. 2007
    ..Pediatricians and other health professionals should recommend human milk for all infants for whom breastfeeding is not specifically contraindicated...
  4. doi request reprint Maternity care practices and breastfeeding experiences of women in different racial and ethnic groups: Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail stop K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1672-8. 2012
    ..Hospitals may want to examine the implementation of specific practices in relation to the cultural backgrounds of women to promote breastfeeding...
  5. pmc Prevalence and reasons for introducing infants early to solid foods: variations by milk feeding type
    Heather B Clayton
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1108-14. 2013
    ..To examine the prevalence of, and mothers' self-reported reasons for, introducing solid foods to infants earlier than recommended (aged <4 months) and the variation in reasons for early introduction by milk feeding type...
  6. ncbi request reprint Public beliefs about breastfeeding policies in various settings
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1162-8. 2004
    ..A variety of policy strategies would be appropriate to create a favorable environment for breastfeeding...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in public opinion about breastfeeding: the 1999--2000 healthstyles surveys in the United States
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 25, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:287-91. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Association of child care providers breastfeeding support with breastfeeding duration at 6 months
    Marilyn Batan
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:708-13. 2013
    ..11, 8.13). Our findings suggest that CCPs' breastfeeding support at 3 months, particularly feeding expressed breast milk and allowing mothers to breastfeed before or after work, may help mothers maintain breastfeeding at 6 months...
  9. doi request reprint Reasons for earlier than desired cessation of breastfeeding
    Erika C Odom
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e726-32. 2013
    ..To describe the prevalence and factors associated with not meeting desired breastfeeding duration...
  10. doi request reprint Baby-Friendly hospital practices and meeting exclusive breastfeeding intention
    Cria G Perrine
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 130:54-60. 2012
    ..To describe mothers' exclusive breastfeeding intentions and whether Baby-Friendly hospital practices are associated with achieving these intentions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in public opinion about breastfeeding in the United States
    Abeda Hannan
    DeKalb County Board of Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30034, USA
    J Hum Lact 21:284-8. 2005
    ..This study emphasizes the need to learn from the best regions and apply subsequent findings to those regions having less positive public opinions and low breastfeeding rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding rates in the United States by characteristics of the child, mother, or family: the 2002 National Immunization Survey
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e31-7. 2005
    ..Using the data from the 2002 NIS, this study estimates breastfeeding rates in the United States by characteristics of the child, mother, or family...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of bottle-feeding for rapid weight gain during the first year of life
    Ruowei Li
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:431-6. 2012
    ..To better understand the mechanisms behind breastfeeding and childhood obesity, we assessed the association of weight gain with the mode of milk delivery aside from the type of milk given to infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of breastfeeding in the United States: the 2001 National Immunization Survey
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1198-201. 2003
    ..The present study examines the current prevalence of breastfeeding in the United States using NIS data from this initial quarter...
  15. doi request reprint Dose-response associations between maternal smoking during pregnancy and subsequent childhood obesity: effect modification by maternal race/ethnicity in a low-income US cohort
    Andrea J Sharma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K 25, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:995-1007. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Breastfeeding practices: does method of delivery matter?
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:231-7. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Association of breastfeeding intensity and bottle-emptying behaviors at early infancy with infants' risk for excess weight at late infancy
    Ruowei Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail Stop K25, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S77-84. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding among United States infants: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Birth 29:251-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding rates among U.S. infants using national representative data...
  19. doi request reprint Why mothers stop breastfeeding: mothers' self-reported reasons for stopping during the first year
    Ruowei Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail Stop K25, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S69-76. 2008
    ..Our goal was to determine why women stop breastfeeding at various times during their infant's first year...
  20. ncbi request reprint The validity and reliability of maternal recall of breastfeeding practice
    Ruowei Li
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:103-10. 2005
    ..Further and more extensive studies on maternal recall of breastfeeding history and ways to improve such recall are warranted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and breast-feeding practices
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:931-6. 2003
    ..Maternal obesity has been associated with poor lactation in animal models, but the results of related research in humans are inconclusive...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nutritional rickets among children in the United States: review of cases reported between 1986 and 2003
    Pamela Weisberg
    Maternal Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1697S-705S. 2004
    ..Education should also emphasize the importance of weaning children to a diet adequate in both vitamin D and calcium...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Use of Labor Pain Medications and Delayed Onset of Lactation
    Jennifer N Lind
    1Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Hum Lact 30:167-73. 2014
    ..03; 95% CI, 1.77-5.18). Conclusion: Mothers who received labor pain medications were more likely to report DOL, regardless of delivery method. This information could help inform clinical decisions regarding labor/delivery. ..
  24. pmc Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding among US infants: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (Phase II, 1991-1994)
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1107-10. 2002
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of manual and electric breast pumps among WIC women returning to work or school in Hawaii
    Donald K Hayes
    Family Health Services Division, Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816, USA
    Breastfeed Med 3:3-10. 2008
    ..A study was done to determine whether an electric breast pump (vs. a manual pump) would increase breastfeeding duration in those returning to work or school full-time...
  26. ncbi request reprint Associations between breastfeeding practices and young children's language and motor skill development
    Deborah L Dee
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S92-8. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of breastfeeding initiation and duration with language and motor skill development in a nationally representative sample of US children aged 10 to 71 months...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e405-11. 2004
    ..Little is known, however, about the counseling provided during these visits and how mothers and their clinicians perceive breastfeeding counseling...
  28. ncbi request reprint Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeeding
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e283-90. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, little information is available on how clinicians and health care organizations can best promote continuation of exclusive breastfeeding...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic iodine excess in a cohort of long-term American workers in West Africa
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5499-502. 2002
    ..The prevalence of all abnormalities decreased after removal of excess iodine from the drinking water system...