Removal of industry-sponsored formula sample packs from the hospital: does it make a difference?

@article{FeldmanWinter2012RemovalOI,
  title={Removal of industry-sponsored formula sample packs from the hospital: does it make a difference?},
  author={Lori Feldman-Winter and Xena Grossman and Amudha Palaniappan and Elyse Kadokura and Krystal Hunter and Barry Milcarek and Anne Merewood},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          380-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Most US hospitals distribute industry-sponsored formula sample packs. No research has examined outcomes associated with sample pack removal as part of a hospital intervention to eliminate sample distribution postpartum. OBJECTIVE To examine prospectively hospital-based and breastfeeding outcomes associated with removal of industry-sponsored formula sample packs from the hospital. METHODS We enrolled mothers postpartum at Cooper University Hospital, an urban New Jersey hospital… CONTINUE READING
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