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Counseling at-risk mothers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12025149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Special consideration should be given when counseling at-risk mothers. Although local health departments and offices for the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) are teaching mothers about proper feeding practices, there is a large section of the population that does not qualify for government programs and does not have the financial resources to properly feed their children. Considering this group of parents, and the shrinking number of clinics, it is essential that health care professionals educate mothers in at-risk environments to watch for cues from the infant while determining feeding practices.
M Kodadek; A Young; B Levine; W Sears
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric nursing     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0097-9805     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Nurs     Publication Date:    2001 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-23     Completed Date:  2002-07-11     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505804     Medline TA:  Pediatr Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-5     Citation Subset:  N    
George Mason University, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding / psychology
Dietary Services
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Infant, Newborn
Maternal-Child Nursing*
Mothers / psychology*
Public Assistance

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