Dads as breastfeeding advocates: results from a randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention.

@article{Wolfberg2004DadsAB,
  title={Dads as breastfeeding advocates: results from a randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention.},
  author={Adam J Wolfberg and Karin B. Michels and Wendy C Shields and Patricia O'Campo and Yvonne Bronner and Jessica L. Bienstock},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={191 3},
  pages={708-12}
}
OBJECTIVE Recognizing that an expectant father may influence a mother's decision to breast- or formula-feed, we tested the effectiveness of a simple, educational intervention that was designed to encourage fathers to advocate for breastfeeding and to assist his partner if she chooses to breastfeed. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a randomized controlled trial in which expectant fathers (n = 59) were assigned randomly to attend either a 2-hour intervention class on infant care and breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING
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