|Titre :||Breastfeeding Peer Support Program Increases Breastfeeding Duration Rates Among Middle- to High-Income Women (2018)|
|Auteurs :||Alena Clark, Auteur ; Susan S. Baker, Auteur ; Kathryn McGirr, Auteur|
|Type de document :||Article : texte imprimé|
|Dans :||Breastfeeding Medicine (Vol. 13, n°2, Mars 2018)|
|Article en page(s) :||pp. 112-115|
"Background: Research has shown that women with low socioeconomic status and lack of breastfeeding support often breastfeed for shorter durations. Little research has been done on the effects of a breastfeeding peer support program for women from middle- to high-socioeconomic status.
Objective: The objective of this project was to determine whether a breastfeeding peer support program would increase breastfeeding duration rates among middle- to high-socioeconomic status women.
Materials and Methods: One hundred thirteen women were recruited from local OB/GYN offices to participate in a breastfeeding peer support program that included prenatal visits, phone calls, and anticipatory breastfeeding guidance throughout the infants' first year of life.
Results: Factors associated with a significant increase (p
Conclusion: Results indicate that consistent breastfeeding support during the infants' first year of life may increase breastfeeding duration rates for women of higher socioeconomic status." [Résumé de l'auteur]