Government funded breastfeeding peer support projects: implications for practice.

  title={Government funded breastfeeding peer support projects: implications for practice.},
  author={Fiona Dykes},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  volume={1 1},
  • Fiona Dykes
  • Published 2005 in Maternal & child nutrition
In 1999, the Government, Department of Health in England, UK established the Infant Feeding Initiative. As part of this initiative, 79 1-year infant feeding projects were selected for funding. The funded projects specifically centred upon practice innovation and evaluation in relation to promoting breastfeeding and supporting breastfeeding women in socially excluded communities. The DH recently commissioned a comprehensive evaluation of the 79 projects (DH 2003). This paper focuses upon the… CONTINUE READING

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