Interventions to increase the duration of breastfeeding in obese mothers: the Bassett Improving Breastfeeding Study.

@article{Rasmussen2011InterventionsTI,
  title={Interventions to increase the duration of breastfeeding in obese mothers: the Bassett Improving Breastfeeding Study.},
  author={Kathleen M Rasmussen and Christine M Dieterich and Sarah T. Zelek and Jaime D Altabet and Chris L Kjolhede},
  journal={Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={69-75}
}
OBJECTIVE Maternal obesity is associated with poor breastfeeding outcomes, yet no intervention has been developed to improve them. To ascertain whether increased breastfeeding support or provision of a breast pump is a feasible, effective intervention to improve breastfeeding, we enrolled obese women who intended to breastfeed in two randomized trials. METHODS In Bassett Improving Breastfeeding Study (BIBS) 1, 40 women received targeted breastfeeding support in the hospital and via telephone… CONTINUE READING

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