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Cheryl A. Lovelady

**Education: Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 1991 - M.P.H., R.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1978 - L.D.N. (North Carolina), 1993 **Research Interests: - Nutrition and women’s health with emphasis on nutrient needs during lactation. - Nutrition and exercise. - Assessment of energy intake and expenditure. - Breast milk for the very-low-birth weight infant. - Prevention of childhood obesity.

There are 4 included publications by Cheryl A. Lovelady :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Active Mothers Postpartum: A Randomized Controlled Weight-Loss Intervention Trial 2009 376 Background- Pregnancy may contribute to overweight and obesity. Purpose- The primary objective of Active Mothers Postpartum was to promote a reduction in BMI through 24-months postpartum via sustainable lifestyle changes. Design- Behavioral interve...
Comparison of Dietary Intake of Overweight Postpartum Mothers Practicing Breastfeeding or Formula Feeding 2011 232 Background: Weight gain in the postpartum period is a risk factor for long-term obesity. Investigations of dietary intake among lactating and non-lactating, overweight women may identify nutritional concerns specific to this population. Objective: T...
Early human milk feeding is associated with a lower risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. 2007 119 Background: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a frequent cause of mortality and morbidity in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. Human milk (HM) feeding has been associated with lower risk of NEC. However, mothers of VLBW infants often experience ...
Maternal and infant characteristics associated with human milk feeding in very low birth weight infants. 2009 143 This study identified maternal and infant characteristics predicting human milk (HM) feeding in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants whose mothers (n = 184) participated in a study of lactation counseling and initiated milk expression. Data were coll...