Emerging trends in breastfeeding practices in Singaporean Chinese women: findings from a population-based study.

@article{Hornbeak2010EmergingTI,
  title={Emerging trends in breastfeeding practices in Singaporean Chinese women: findings from a population-based study.},
  author={Dana M Hornbeak and Mohamed Dirani and Wai Kit Sham and Jialiang Li and Terri L Young and Tien Yin Wong and Yap-Seng Chong and Seang Mei Saw},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={88-94}
}
INTRODUCTION This study records the prevalence and patterns of breastfeeding in Singaporean Chinese mothers who gave birth between 2000 and 2008. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Strabismus, Amblyopia and Refractive Error in Singaporean Children (STARS) study is a population-based survey conducted in South-Western Singapore. Disproportionate random sampling by 6-month age groups of Chinese children born from 2000 to 2008 was performed. The mothers (n = 3009) completed a standard questionnaire which… CONTINUE READING
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