The effect of peer support on breast-feeding duration among primiparous women: a randomized controlled trial

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Cindy-Lee Dennis
Ellen Hodnett
Ruth Gallop
Beverley Chalmers
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluated the effect of peer (mother-to-mother) support on breastfeeding duration among first-time breastfeeding mothers. Finds that telephone-based support intervention was effective in maintaining breastfeeding to 3 months post partum and improving satisfaction with the infant feeding experience.

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ISSN 08203946 (print)
ISSN 14882329 (online)