Acculturation and breast-feeding intention and practice in Hispanic women on the US-Mexico border.

@article{Byrd2001AcculturationAB,
  title={Acculturation and breast-feeding intention and practice in Hispanic women on the US-Mexico border.},
  author={Theresa L. Byrd and H{\'e}ctor Balc{\'a}zar and Robert A. Hummer},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          72-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To explore the extent to which acculturation indicators predict both breast-feeding history and intentions among Mexican-American mothers having their first births, and among those having subsequent births. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey in a hospital post-partum unit. METHODS 3,036 Hispanic women were interviewed post-partum in their hospital room. A survey was administered in English or Spanish, and included questions about prenatal care, diet, work exposures, contraceptive use… CONTINUE READING
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