Nutritional status of the nursing mother and the amount of milk produced in a population attending a breastfeeding friendly room in Bogotá, Colombia

Project Details


The amount of milk during the first days isa determining factor for breastfeeding. Excess weight would be associated with low production, but there is no conclusiveevidence on the association between the mother’s nutritional status and the amount of milk. This study aims to evaluate the pregestational, gestational andimmediate postpartum nutritional status of the nursing mother and the amount of milk produced, in a population that attendsthe lactation friendly room of the Mayor-Méderi UniversityHospital between September and November 2019
Effective start/end date19/07/1931/01/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


  • Nutritional status
  • milk human
  • body mass index
  • pregnancy


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