May report for Society Culture and Health

5 May 2021

Other conference presentations

Iellamo A, Hull N, Smith JP. Human rights and the Code: Health and nutrition professional society guidance on conflicts of interest on infant and young child feeding. In: Smith JP, Stewart M, editors. Gender Responsive Budgeting and Breastfeeding public seminar 15 February 2021; https://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/protecting-women%E2%80%99s-and-children%E2%80%99s-health-and-human-rights-%E2%80%98first-food%E2%80%99-system-commercial-influence2021

Smith JP. ‘Markets, breastfeeding and trade in mothers’ milk’, Invited presentation atNurture Commodified Conference: Feminists exploring work, commodification, and infant feeding’, University of Bristol, Australian National University, the Open University, online 23 April-30 April 2021.

Smith JP. Toddler milk marketing as a counter regulatory strategy to undermine effective regulation of breast-milk substitutes. At Smith JP, Stewart M, editors. Gender Responsive Budgeting and Breastfeeding public seminar 15 February 2021; https://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/protecting-women%E2%80%99s-and-children%E2%80%99s-health-and-human-rights-%E2%80%98first-food%E2%80%99-system-commercial-influence2021.

Smith JP Organised and chaired ANU Crawford School of Public Policy online webinar and workshop series Gender responsive budgeting and the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy:

  1. Workshop: ’Protecting women’s and children’s health and human rights in the ‘first food’ system: commercial influence and conflicts of interest on infant and young child feeding in Australia, 10 March 2021
  2. ‘Protecting women’s and children’s health and human rights in the ‘first food’ system: commercial influence and conflicts of interest on infant and young child feeding in Australia, 15 February 2021

    Outreach and engagement

    Smith JP, Baker P. Iellamo A. & Hull N., Submission to ACCC on preliminary determination on INC application on MAIF, 7 April 2021

Smith JP Meeting with Norwegian Health Directorate and Statistics Norway colleagues on measuring mothers milk production in Norwegian food statistics,15 April 2021.

Smith JP Meeting with Dr Melissa Bartick, Mt Auburn Hospital & Harvard Medical School, and Dr Briana Jegier, Baptist Health Sciences University, 3 April on measuring economic value of breastfeeding, 3 April.

Media releases/interest

Baker P, McCoy D, Smith JP ‘The rise of commercial milk formulas and why it matters for the world’s women and children,  The Conversation, 8 December 2020.

Student news

Nina Melksham has started her MPH Advanced research project co-supervised by Christine LaBond and Liana Leach. Nina will be investigating the association between multiple non-normative demographic and socio-economic contexts on postnatal mothers’ mental health and wellbeing.

Papers accepted/published:

Dadhich J, Smith JP, Iellamo A, Suleiman A. Climate change impacts of the infant nutrition transition: Estimates of greenhouse gas emissions from milk formula products sold in selected Asia Pacific countries. Journal of Human Lactation. 2021. (IF 2.205)

Doan, T., Yu, P., LaBond, C., Gong, C., and Strazdins, L. “Time for Physical Activity: Different, Unequal, Gendered”, accepted on 19/04/2021 for publication in Journal of Health and Social Behaviour.

Jenkins, F., & Smith, J. P. (2021). Work-from-home during COVID-19: accounting for the care economy to build back better. The Economic and Labour Relations Review. 10.1177/1035304620983608 (IF 2.259)

Livingston JD, Youssef GJ, StGeorge J, Wynter K, Dowse E, Francis L, Di Manno L, Teague S, Demmer, Collins S, Wilford E, Leach L, Melvin GA, McDonald JA. Paternal coping and psychopathology during the perinatal period: A mixed studies systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review. Accepted 30th March 2021.

Pramono A, Smith JP, Desborough J, Bourke S. Social value of maintaining baby-friendly hospital initiative accreditation in Australia: case study. Int J Equity Health. 2021;20(1): (IF 2.595)

Smith JP, Forrester RI. Association between breastfeeding and new mothers' sleep: a unique Australian time use study. Int Breastfeed J. 2021;16(1):7. (IF 2.545)

Supthanasup, A., Banwell, C., Kelly, M., & Yiengprugsawan, V. S. (2021). Recipe Components and Parents’ Infant and Young Child Feeding Concerns: A Mixed-Methods Study of Recipe Posts Shared in Thai Facebook Groups for Parents. Nutrients13(4), 1186.

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