Knowledge of breastfeeding among pregnant mothers and fathers.

  title={Knowledge of breastfeeding among pregnant mothers and fathers.},
  author={Sari Laanter{\"a} and Anna-Maija K Pietil{\"a} and Tarja P{\"o}lkki},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  volume={24 4},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe breastfeeding knowledge of childbearing parents as well as to discover the demographic variables related to it, and evaluate the use of a web-based survey. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The electronic Breastfeeding Knowledge, Attitude and Confidence scale was developed, and the data were collected at eight maternity healthcare clinics in Finland. All the families who visited those clinics between March 2 and April 3, 2009 were invited to the study, and… CONTINUE READING
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