Breastfeeding support from partners and grandmothers: perceptions of Swedish women.

@article{Ekstrm2003BreastfeedingSF,
  title={Breastfeeding support from partners and grandmothers: perceptions of Swedish women.},
  author={Anette C Ekstr{\"o}m and A Widstr{\"o}m and E. Nissen},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={261-6}
}
BACKGROUND Support from the mother's network of relatives, friends, and professional caregivers during childbirth is likely to be important for breastfeeding success. Few studies have been conducted to examine mothers' perceptions of breastfeeding support. The objective of this study was to describe breastfeeding support and feelings of confidence of primiparas and multiparas in relation to duration of breastfeeding. METHODS Mothers who delivered vaginally were eligible for inclusion. After… CONTINUE READING