Family characteristics associated with duration of breastfeeding during early infancy among primiparas.

@article{Sullivan2004FamilyCA,
  title={Family characteristics associated with duration of breastfeeding during early infancy among primiparas.},
  author={Myrtis L Sullivan and Sonya J. Leathers and Michele A. Kelley},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={196-205}
}
This investigation examined the association of relationship characteristics and parental gender roles with duration of breastfeeding among primiparous women during the early postpartum period. An ethnically diverse group of urban middle-class women (n = 115) who initiated breastfeeding were individually surveyed by telephone along with their male partners. Results of the Cox regression analyses confirmed earlier findings reported in the literature. Reporting higher relationship distress was… CONTINUE READING