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Breastfeeding duration: prenatal intentions and postnatal practices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8568056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A study of 78 primiparas examined the role of prenatal intent and postnatal experiences in breastfeeding duration. Those fully breastfeeding 3 months after the birth of the baby had a higher level of education, timed their decision to breastfeed earlier, intended to breastfeed longer and had a more negative attitude to formula feeding. Commitment and confidence scores were not related to breastfeeding duration in first-time mothers. Breastfeeding duration was also related to the timing of the first breastfeed and extent of mother-infant contact in the 72 hours after birth but not to the number of feeding problems.
Authors:
K Lawson; M I Tulloch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of advanced nursing     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0309-2402     ISO Abbreviation:  J Adv Nurs     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-07     Completed Date:  1996-03-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609811     Medline TA:  J Adv Nurs     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  841-9     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs, Brisbane, Queensland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Australia
Breast Feeding*
Decision Making
Educational Status
Female
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
Humans
Mother-Child Relations
Motivation*
Parity
Postpartum Period / psychology*
Pregnancy / psychology*
Questionnaires
Time Factors

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