Breast-feeding rates among black urban low-income women: effect of prenatal education.

@article{Kistin1990BreastfeedingRA,
  title={Breast-feeding rates among black urban low-income women: effect of prenatal education.},
  author={N Kistin and David Benton and Suchitra Rao and Maisha Sullivan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={741-6}
}
Many factors are associated with low breast-feeding rates among black low-income women. This study examines whether, despite such factors, health professionals' prenatal education of black poor women is associated with increased breast-feeding rates. Black women born in the United States who attended a midwives prenatal clinic (N = 159) were randomly assigned to two types of prenatal education or were followed up in a control group. All women were interviewed on entry into the study and after… CONTINUE READING
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