Postpartum positioning and attachment education for increasing breastfeeding: a randomized trial.

@article{Henderson2001PostpartumPA,
  title={Postpartum positioning and attachment education for increasing breastfeeding: a randomized trial.},
  author={Ann M Henderson and Georgina E Stamp and Jan I. Pincombe},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={236-42}
}
BACKGROUND Although lactation experts suggest that a correct positioning and attachment technique reduces breastfeeding problems and enhances long-term breastfeeding, evidence from randomized trials is lacking. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of postpartum positioning and attachment education on breastfeeding outcomes in first-time mothers. METHOD A randomized trial was performed in a public hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, where 160 first-time mothers were… CONTINUE READING