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Lack of teaching about breastfeeding in nursing and medical schools has resulted in mothers receiving inconsistent and inaccurate advice from health care professionals. New community programs can help breastfeeding families through parent-baby information telephone lines and breastfeeding support drop-in groups. Physicians and nurses can help breastfeeding(More)
Breastfeeding advocates say that breastfeeding is health promotion in its purest form. Its considerable health benefits to the infant and the mother are well documented. Recent research has identified breastfeeding as a key factor in the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and increased cognitive functioning. As a method of feeding, breastfeeding(More)
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