Maternal trait personality and breastfeeding duration: the importance of confidence and social support

@inproceedings{Brown2014MaternalTP,
  title={Maternal trait personality and breastfeeding duration: the importance of confidence and social support},
  author={Amy D Brown},
  booktitle={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2014}
}
AIM To explore associations among breastfeeding duration, maternal personality and maternal attitudes and experiences of breastfeeding. BACKGROUND Understanding influences on breastfeeding initiation and duration is critical to increasing breastfeeding rates and supporting new mothers. Maternal characteristics such as self-efficacy, knowledge and confidence are known to enable women to breastfeed, but little is known about the influence of maternal trait personality on breastfeeding. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING
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