Comparison of breastfeeding in rural areas of Sweden and Australia - a cohort study.

@article{Sjstrm2013ComparisonOB,
  title={Comparison of breastfeeding in rural areas of Sweden and Australia - a cohort study.},
  author={Kaisa Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Sara Welander and Helen M Haines and Ewa L{\"o}vstedt Andersson and Ingegerd Hildingsson},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          229-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND Breastfeeding rates in Sweden and Australia appears to be decreasing in both countries. National statistics shows that 87% of infants in Sweden and 73% in Australia receive any breastfeeding two months of age. AIM To compare women's experiences of breastfeeding in Sweden and Australia and to identify factors associated with breastfeeding two months after birth. METHODS A cohort study in two rural hospitals in mid Sweden (n=300) and north-eastern Victoria in Australia (n=91… CONTINUE READING
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