An account of significant events influencing Australian breastfeeding practice over the last 40 years.


BACKGROUND Low breastfeeding duration rates reflect the pain and distress experienced by many women who discontinue breastfeeding in the early weeks and months of life. This paper explores modern key historical events that have significantly influenced Australian breastfeeding education and practice. METHOD Relevant literature reviewed from 1970 to 2010… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2010.08.005