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Development of a WIC Single-User Electric Breast Pump Protocol.
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PMID:  20958102     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract Objective: This project describes the development of a protocol that compared issuing multi-user electric breast pumps to single-user breast pumps for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participants. Methods: Forty breastfeeding mothers participating in WIC who were separated from their infants ≥30 hours a week, planned to offer breastmilk until their infants turned 1 year, and used a WIC-loaned electric breast pump for at least 1 month were enrolled in the project. Results: Results of this project indicate that an appropriate protocol to administer single-user electric breast pumps was developed and may provide some benefits to both WIC and WIC mothers. Conclusion: Recommendations to successfully continue using the single-user breast pump protocol include strengthening policies, procedures, and future issuance criteria.
Authors:
Alena Clark; Jennifer Dellaport
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1556-8342     ISO Abbreviation:  Breastfeed Med     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101260777     Medline TA:  Breastfeed Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1 Dietetics Program, University of Northern Colorado , Greeley, Colorado.
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