Can support and education for smoking cessation and reduction be provided effectively by midwives within primary maternity care?

@article{McLeod2004CanSA,
  title={Can support and education for smoking cessation and reduction be provided effectively by midwives within primary maternity care?},
  author={Deborah McLeod and Susan Rh Pullon and Cheryl A Benn and Timothy J. Cookson and Anthony Dowell and Anne Viccars and Sonya White and Robyn Green and Michael J Crooke},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={37-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that appropriate interventions delivered by midwives within usual primary maternity care, can assist women to stop or reduce the amount they smoke and facilitate longer duration of breast feeding. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS In a cluster randomised trial of smoking education and breast-feeding interventions in the lower North Island, New Zealand, midwives were stratified by locality and randomly allocated into a control group and three intervention groups… CONTINUE READING

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