An analysis of the effects of intrapartum factors, neonatal characteristics, and skin-to-skin contact on early breastfeeding initiation.

@article{Lau2018AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the effects of intrapartum factors, neonatal characteristics, and skin-to-skin contact on early breastfeeding initiation.},
  author={Ying Lau and Pyai Htun Tha and Sarah Su Tin Ho-Lim and Lai Ying Wong and Peng Im Lim and Binte Zaini Mattar Citra Nurfarah and Shefaly Shorey},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={14 1}
}
This study aims to determine relationships between intrapartum factors, neonatal characteristics, skin-to-skin contact (SSC), and early breastfeeding initiation after spontaneous vaginal and Caesarean section or operative vaginal birth. A total of 915 mother-newborn dyads were considered in a hypothetical model based on integrated concepts of breastfeeding initiation model, infant learning framework, and attachment theory. Multiple-group path analysis was used to determine whether differences… CONTINUE READING