Healthcare professionals' and mothers' perceptions of factors that influence decisions to breastfeed or formula feed infants: a comparative study.

@article{Brown2011HealthcarePA,
  title={Healthcare professionals' and mothers' perceptions of factors that influence decisions to breastfeed or formula feed infants: a comparative study.},
  author={Amy E Brown and Peter C. Raynor and Michelle Dongeun Lee},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 9},
  pages={1993-2003}
}
AIM This article is a report of a study comparing healthcare professionals' and mothers' perceptions of factors that influence the decision to breastfeed or formula feed an infant. BACKGROUND The World Health Organisation recommends that mothers should breastfeed exclusively for the first 6 months of age and then continue to do so alongside complementary foods for the first 2 years and beyond. However, levels of breastfeeding in the United Kingdom are below the recommended targets. Low levels… CONTINUE READING

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