Assessing infant breastfeeding beliefs among low-income mexican americans.

  title={Assessing infant breastfeeding beliefs among low-income mexican americans.},
  author={Sara L Gill and Elizabeth Reifsnider and Angela R Mann and Patty Villarreal and Mindy B Tinkle},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal education},
  volume={13 3},
Focus groups were conducted with low-income, pregnant women and new mothers receiving services from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC program) along with their male partners and their mothers. All participants were Hispanics of Mexican American origin. The topics for the focus-group discussions were breastfeeding beliefs and perceptions. All participants were aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. Participants identified time, embarrassment, and… CONTINUE READING