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close this bookMaternal Diet, Breast-Feeding Capacity, and Lactational Infertility (UNU/WHO, 1983, 107 pages)
View the documentFrom the charter of the United Nations University
View the documentPreface
Open this folder and view contents1. Theoretical maternal dietary requirements to support lactation
Open this folder and view contents2. Measured dietary intakes of lactating women in different parts of the world
Open this folder and view contents3. Effect of diet on maternal health and lactational performance
Open this folder and view contents4. Non-nutritional factors affecting milk production
Open this folder and view contents5. Family planning and its relation to nutritional well-being and to maternal and child health
Open this folder and view contents6. The role of prolactin on the contraceptive effect of lactation, and the influence of breast-feeding practices and of maternal dietary status
Open this folder and view contents7. Mother-child nutrition at a public-health level
Open this folder and view contents8. Criteria for the assessment at the community level of the effectiveness of public-health measures relating to maternal and child nutrition
View the document9. Outstanding gaps in knowledge, and research recommendations
View the documentParticipants


Dr. A. Chavez
Division de Nutrición
Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición Mexico
Av. San Fernando y Viaducto Tlalpan
Mexico 22, D.F., Mexico

Dr. H. Delgado
Division of Human Development
Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Dr. P.E. Hartmann
Department of Biochemistry
University of Western Australia
Nedlands, W.A. 6009, Australia

Prof. Y. Hofvander
International Child Health Unit
Department of Paediatrics
University Hospital
S-750 14 Uppsala, Sweden

Dr. P.G. Lunn
MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit
Milton Road
Cambridge CB4 1XJ
United Kingdom

Dr. A.S. McNeilly
MRC Reproductive Biology Unit
Centre for Reproduction Biology
37 Chalmers Street
Edinburgh EH3 9EW
United Kingdom

Dr. F.T. Sai (Chairman)
Interregional Co-ordinator
UNU World Hunger Programme
PO Box M-197
Accra, Ghana

Prof. P. Soysa
Department of Paediatrics
Faculty of Medicine
University of Colombo
Kynsey Road
Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Prof. H.L.Vis
Clinique Pédiatrique
Hôpital Universitaire Saint-Pierre
Rue Haute 320 1000
Brussels, Belgium

Prof. J.C. Waterlow
Department of Human Nutrition
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Dr. R.G. Whitehead (Organizer)
MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit
Milton Road
Cambridge CB4 1XJ
United Kingdom