Associations of drugs routinely given in labour with breastfeeding at 48 hours: analysis of the Cardiff Births Survey.

@article{Jordan2009AssociationsOD,
  title={Associations of drugs routinely given in labour with breastfeeding at 48 hours: analysis of the Cardiff Births Survey.},
  author={Sue Jordan and Simon J. Emery and Alan Watkins and James D Evans and Mathew Storey and Gina M Morgan},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 12},
  pages={1622-9; discussion 1630-2}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about how breastfeeding rates are affected by drugs routinely administered in labour. OBJECTIVE To examine a large obstetric data set to investigate potentially modifiable associations between drugs routinely administered in labour and breastfeeding in healthy women and infants. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING The Cardiff (Wales UK) Births Survey. POPULATION A total of 48 366 healthy women delivering healthy singleton babies at term. METHODS Analysis of… CONTINUE READING