Effect on rates of breast feeding of training for the baby friendly hospital initiative.

  title={Effect on rates of breast feeding of training for the baby friendly hospital initiative.},
  author={Adriano Cattaneo and Roberto Buzzetti},
  volume={323 7325},
PROBLEM Breastfeeding rates and related hospital practices need improvement in Italy and elsewhere. Training of staff is necessary, but its effectiveness needs assessment. CONTEXT Eight hospitals in different regions of Italy. DESIGN Controlled, non-randomised study. Data collected in three phases. Training after the first phase in group 1 hospitals and after the second phase in group 2. STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Training of trainers and subsequent training of health workers with a slightly… CONTINUE READING
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