Breastfeeding and the sexual abuse survivor.

  title={Breastfeeding and the sexual abuse survivor.},
  author={Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={125-30; quiz 131-3}
In this paper, the possible effects of child sexual abuse on a mother's breastfeeding experience are described. The long-term effects of sexual abuse are divided into seven domains that may impact breastfeeding behavior: posttraumatic stress disorder, cognitive distortions, emotional distress, impaired sense of self, avoidance, interpersonal difficulties… CONTINUE READING