Assessment of breastfeeding practices and reasons for success in a military community hospital.

@article{Haas2006AssessmentOB,
  title={Assessment of breastfeeding practices and reasons for success in a military community hospital.},
  author={David M Haas and Carolyn S Howard and Marlene Christopher and Katherine E Rowan and Mary C Broga and Tani Corey},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={439-45}
}
The authors' objectives were (1) to assess factors associated with breastfeeding rates in the early postpartum period and (2) to assess factors contributing to successful breastfeeding among an active-duty and military-dependent population. In September 2002, a baseline breastfeeding survey was administered to women presenting for infant or postpartum care in a military health care facility. A lactation service was then established, and between May and September 2004, a cross-sectional survey… CONTINUE READING

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