Increasing breastfeeding rates in New York City, 1980–2000

  title={Increasing breastfeeding rates in New York City, 1980–2000},
  author={Melanie C. Besculides and Karine Grigoryan and Fabienne Laraque},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
Our objective was to determine temporal patterns of breastfeeding among women delivering infants in New York City (NYC) and compare national breastfeeding trends. All hospitals in NYC with obstetric units were contacted in May and June 2000 to provide information on the method of infant feeding during the mother’s admission for delivery. Feeding was… CONTINUE READING