Factors associated with breastfeeding up to 6 months postpartum in mothers with diabetes.

  title={Factors associated with breastfeeding up to 6 months postpartum in mothers with diabetes.},
  author={Hora Soltani and Madelynne Arden},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={38 5},
OBJECTIVES To identify breastfeeding behavior in a group of women with diabetes and to determine factors that may influence breastfeeding rates in this population. DESIGN A 2-year retrospective study. SETTING Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-four women with diabetes. METHODS Data were collected using questionnaire and maternal clinical records. RESULTS Women with gestational diabetes mellitus intended to and breastfed more than women with type 1 and type 2… CONTINUE READING


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