'The midwives aren't allowed to tell you': perceived infant feeding policy restrictions in a formula feeding culture - the Feeding Your Baby Study.

@article{Lagan2014TheMA,
  title={'The midwives aren't allowed to tell you': perceived infant feeding policy restrictions in a formula feeding culture - the Feeding Your Baby Study.},
  author={B M Lagan and Andrew G. Symon and Janet Dalzell and Heather M. Whitford},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          e49-55
        }
}
OBJECTIVE to explore the expectations and experiences of postnatal mothers in relation to infant feeding, and to identify how care could be improved. DESIGN this study used a qualitative, exploratory, descriptive design. Data were collected through one to one in-depth semi-structured interviews and focus groups. SETTING Tayside area of Eastern Scotland. PARTICIPANTS seven focus group interviews (n=38 participants) and 40 semi-structured one-to-one interviews with mothers with a range of… CONTINUE READING