An exploration of the attitudes and experiences of mothers in the United Kingdom who chose to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months postpartum.

@article{Brown2011AnEO,
  title={An exploration of the attitudes and experiences of mothers in the United Kingdom who chose to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months postpartum.},
  author={Amy E Brown and Michelle Forrestall Lee},
  journal={Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={197-204}
}
BACKGROUND Levels of exclusive breastfeeding are negligible in the United Kingdom despite World Health Organization recommendations to practice exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months postpartum. Although numerous studies have explored the reasons behind low levels of breastfeeding, few have examined the behaviors of women who do breastfeed successfully. However, understanding the influences upon the decision to breastfeed exclusively is important in supporting women to continue… CONTINUE READING

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