Against the odds: breastfeeding experiences of low income mothers.

  title={Against the odds: breastfeeding experiences of low income mothers.},
  author={Jeanne Raisler},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  volume={45 3},
This qualitative study asked low income mothers about their experiences of breastfeeding care in the health system and about integrating breastfeeding into their daily lives. Focus group interviews were conducted with urban and rural nursing mothers who participated in the WIC Program and were supported by breastfeeding peer counselors. Mothers said that helpful breastfeeding care providers knew correct information, established supportive personal relationships, referred women to breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING

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