A Western Australian survey of Breastfeeding Initiation, Prevalence and Early Cessation Patterns

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Springer New York LLC
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2011, 15 pp. 260 - 268
Issue Date:
2011-01
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This paper reports on current initiation and prevalence rates, in Western Australia, differentiating `any breastfeeding with `exclusive breastfeeding whilst exploring patterns and reasons for stopping breastfeeding. The results presented are part of a larger study examining womens perceptions of care and wellbeing in the early postnatal period. A cross sectional survey was used to examine infant feeding practices during the hospital stay and at 9 weeks post birth from Western Australian women with a registered live birth between February and June 2006.
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