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Final comprehensive report: Enhancing breastfeeding duration in premature infants

This final comprehensive report focuses on a study that was conducted to test the hypothesis that breastfeeding peer counselors in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) would increase breastfeeding duration among mothers of premature infants. The report includes a review of the literature, the study design and methods, findings, and a list of products. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
 Online Access
R40MC00252.pdf
Author
Philipp BL
Publisher
Boston, MA: Boston University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, 2005
Pages
37 pp.
Keyword
Breastfeeding promotion, Neonatal intensive care units, Peer counseling, Premature infants, and Research
Originating Agency Type
MCHB, Project
Target Audience
Professional